A House bill package, recently signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, allows Michigan to provide temporary in-person services across state lines and permits licensed psychologists to offer remote mental health services. .

HURON COUNTY – In an attempt to recap the year 2022, the Huron County VIEW presents its 2022 Year in Re-VIEW. Read along for some of the important stories that took place over the course of the year, along with some photos, selected by VIEW staff. January Port Austin State Harbor in line for some needed upgrades PORT AUSTIN – […]. Another year on the books, which means it’s time for one of our favorite traditions. No, we’re not talking about drinking Champagne and pretending that we know the lyrics to “Auld Lang Syne,” although we do love that, too. That’s right readers, it’s time for our annual Dooby Awards, where we recognize the best of the worst, at least when it comes to making news. It was another year of steep competition, so without further ado, let’s take a look at this year’s most dubious.Women are increasingly taking on the top executive positions at hospitals and health systems across the U. S. , bringing an important perspective to the organization.Dozens of U. S. hospitals filed layoff notices in 2022. Some are trimming their workforces due to financial and operational challenges, and some are offering affected workers new positions.

As Ford closes a Macomb County plant, workers and officials brace for change

Production at the Macomb County plant — which had been in operation for about 50 years — has officially ended. . Thursday’s roundup covers Medicare Advantage, free covid tests, 2002 U.S. deaths, rising health costs, overdoses, mental health, and more.

. . Emails obtained through a records request showed backlash to U.C.L.A.’s planned move to the Big Ten among alumni and parents.

. Just months after we published our first news stories in August 2015, we tried something new: we listed and published brief biographies of the state’s 28 Most Influential Black Leaders. People really liked it, shared it on social media, told us who else should have been on that list. Many asked me i. There is a new, free mediation program in Michigan designed to resolve matters related to experiences with Community Mental Health.
 
What is Behavioral Health Mediation?
In behavioral health mediation, a neutral third party will guide parties through a confidential communication, information sharing, and decision-making process. The mediator ensures all parties have a voice and there is a power balance at the table.
 
Behavioral health mediation improves communication and teaches.

Northern Michigan residents will see important wins in new state budget

The Michigan Legislature yesterday finished up work on the new state budget that will go into effect this fall. The state House passed the bills with large bipartisan majorities. After wrapping up negotiations with the governor and the state Senate, Speaker of the House Jason Wentworth (R-Farwell) today highlighted some of the ways in which Northern Michigan will benefit from the agreement.The $50 million earmarked for Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services this year is part of a new state budget that steers hundreds of millions of d. A new state law could make it easier to transport patients experiencing a mental health crisis to a treatment facility. Ventura County supervisors filled Sevet Johnson’s former job as behavioral health director Tuesday. But she may be interested in staying on as CEO.Kalamazoo and St. Joseph counties are part of a federal project that could be a ‘game-changer’ in accessing affordable mental-care treatment.

Plans call for a single-story building with 42,600 square feet of space located in Texas Township.Medicaid is a federal and state funded health care program that provides comprehensive health care coverage for the medically indigent. This page supplies coverage, billing, and reimbursement policies and other important information for enrolled providers. Much of the information provided also applies to other healthcare programs administered by MDCH (e.g., Adult Benefits Waiver, MOMS, Plan Firs. Many mental health professionals no longer take health insurance because they’re frustrated with insurance companies not paying enough. Nurses must mobilize now and prepare strike action on June 30 to win their contract struggle.

The bill would put a 3 hour window on mental health assessments while also expanding who can perform such actions. Mental health professionals, however, say the legislation would stretch the profession too thin currently. . .