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Factors Affecting the Development of Medicaid Hospital Payment Policies: Findings from Structured Interviews in Five States
Study examining Medicaid hospital payment policies with a focus on factors affecting payment mix and structure, the impact of state policies and financing methods, how states target hospital services or types such as rural hospitals, barriers to and drivers of change to payment methods, and more. Focuses on five states that made or are making significant hospital policy changes: Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, and Virginia. Appendix B includes state profiles.
Author(s): Thomas Marks, Kathy Gifford, Steven Perlin, Melisa Byrd, Timothy Beger
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Behavioral Health Integration and Workforce Development
Issue brief examining the need for states to assess behavioral health integration (BHI) workforce needs, identify legal and policy barriers to practice, and effectively train and retain BHI practitioners, especially in underserved areas. Includes case studies of programs in Washington, Nebraska, and Michigan, and lists of resources.
Author(s): Rachel Block
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund
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Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Implementation and Impact Measurement Program: Final Report
Describes effectiveness and efficiency of four projects in Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin that had implemented a cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangement to deliver public health services. Project sites include some rural areas.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Michigan
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as Federally Qualified Health Centers located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Online Screening Helps Michigan Men Gauge Mental Health
Features the Healthy Men Michigan campaign, which uses an anonymous online survey to evaluate the risk of depression and suicide among men in the state. Focuses on working-age Michigan men and on reaching those in male-dominated industries, using mental health messaging targeted to this audience.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Access to Dental Care Remains a Challenge for Millions of Michiganders
Report reevaluates a 2015 Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) study on oral healthcare access in Michigan. Breaks down key takeaways from the study, such as rates of Medicaid enrolled dentists, access for low-income populations, and dentist distribution.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts
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Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Michigan Health Centers
Examines screening practices for social determinants of health in Michigan health centers (HCs) including Federally Qualified Health Centers, settings in which the screening was done, and by whom. Includes map of Michigan with HC locations and statistics on characteristics of HCs and patients in the study, and percentages of HC screenings for core domains.
Author(s): Elena Byhoff, Alicia J. Cohen, Mary C. Hamati, et al.
Citation: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 30(4), 418-427
Date: 2017
Type: Document
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Rural Farmers Market Promotes Food Security
A discussion of food insecurity and access to healthy foods, with a focus on how regional farmers markets are helping to solve those challenges. Includes examples in Michigan as well as information about how farmers markets can partner with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Michigan Center for Rural Health 2016 Annual Report
Report describing the history, mission, and work of the Michigan Center for Rural Health for 2016. Includes projects such as rural AED distribution, recruitment and retention, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and a discussion of ACOs in Michigan.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Center for Rural Health
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Where are the Primary Care Doctors? A Look at Michigan’s Primary Care Physician Shortage
An in-depth review of Michigan's primary care physician workforce. Provides demographic information on the physician workforce. Discusses factors contributing to primary care shortages, including those specific to the rural workforce. Includes maps with county-level comparisons of actual to suggested physician-to-population ratios for different types of primary care physicians. Discusses state policy options that can be used to address primary care shortages, with national maps comparing the states.
Date: 06/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Citizens Research Council of Michigan
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Oral Health in Michigan
An in-depth overview of oral health for the state. Describes the oral health status of Michigan residents, with information by broad region and by county. Discusses issues related to rural dental health access. Provides data on the dental health workforce, including county-level provider-to-population ratios for dentists and dental hygienists.
Author(s): Margaret Langelier, Simona Surdu
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Differences in Media Access and Use Between Rural Native American and White Children
Compares media access between Native American children and White children from rural areas in Michigan to determine the most effective way of disseminating public health initiatives to reach Native children and reduce health disparities.
Author(s): Yulin Hswen, John Naslund, David Bickham
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 14(3), 2922
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
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Advancing Geriatrics Fellowship Programs Through a Community-Based Residency Network
Describes a project, conducted through Michigan State University, which studied the formation of geriatric fellowship programs within an established family medicine residency network, thus recruiting and retaining graduates. The goals of the program are to facilitate the accreditation of new programs in nonmetropolitan communities, recruit fellows into underserved areas, and retain graduates to practice and teach in neighboring areas.
Author(s): Kevin Foley, Marolee Neuberger, Mary Noel, Deborah Sleight
Citation: Family Medicine, 45(10), 719-725
Date: 11/2013
Type: Document
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Recruitment and Retention of Primary Care Providers in Rural, Underserved Areas of Michigan
Examines the issues of recruiting and retaining primary care providers in rural and underserved areas of Michigan. Discusses options for medical students to enter primary care and work in underserved areas.
Date: 09/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
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Rural Philanthropy in Michigan Report
Discusses the role of rural philanthropy within the larger scope of revitalizing Michigan’s economy. Presents data and maps which highlight key economic indicators and grant-making activities in seventeen Michigan counties from 2008-2011.
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Rural Council
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Midwest Retention Toolkit
Provides tools to assist National Health Service Corps (NHSC) sites with the retention of healthcare providers. Includes worksheets, sample surveys, and model retention plans for use with all healthcare providers, although targeted for physicians.
Date: 2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
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Rural Health Networks Prove There is Strength in Numbers
Discusses how quality is increasing measurably for hospitals enrolled in rural health networks in Michigan and Montana.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor, 2011(Fall)
Date: 11/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Cancer-Rates.info
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases, rural/urban geography.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky
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Michigan - MPCA eUpdate
Weekly newsletter which includes news, funding opportunities, calendar of events, reports, and training programs.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Primary Care Association
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Michigan Health Centers: Data and Maps
Provides maps of Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) locations and communities experiencing shortages of primary care physicians. Includes information on the populations served by health centers, services provided, staff, and patient visits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Michigan
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Michigan KIDS COUNT Data Center (KCDC)
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Michigan QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Michigan State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Last Updated: 10/11/2018