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MI Choice Accepting Clients

4/16/2013 2:12pm

The MI-Choice Waiver (MI Choice) program is now accepting new clients as the waiting list will now allow individuals who qualify to receive an assessment within a few months.

MI-Choice helps individuals remain in the community who meet medical eligibility guidelines for nursing facility care. The program also offers help for those who have entered a nursing facility and need services in order to return to the community.   Below are some of the eligibility requirements:

  • Adults age 65 or older and certified disabled adults ages 18 to 64
  • Gross income less than $2,130 per month (2013) from all sources.  A spouse’s income is not counted.
  • Medicaid eligible even with a spenddown or willing to become eligible.
  • Participants must need one or more MI-Choice Waiver services such as personal care, homemaking, medication management, in home respite for caregivers, a personal emergency response system, etc.

Please contact AAAWM Intake department at 1-800-456-5664.  We accept referrals Monday through Friday from 8 to 5.

Comments

#1 DANIEL OAKS said:

How do we apply for MI Choice?

#2 Webmaster said:

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan is a Waiver Agent for the MI Choice program. To apply for services through the MI Choice Medicaid Waiver program please call our main number, (888) 456-5664 or (616) 456-5664, and ask for the Intake Department.

#3 christine quigley said:

I am just little upset over the fact that I have worked my entire adult life from 18 to 55 when I became disabled and I am about $400 over the limit to receive any help for my meds however people I know that have been on govt. assistance programs raising their children and are now on ssi can still receive more benefits from the gov. for healthcare than someone who has worked and paid way more into the system.

#4 Webmaster said:

Christine, thank you for your comment on our website. Would you like to have your comment passed along to our intake department? If so, they would contact you and discuss your individual situation to see if there is any available assistance.

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