Michigan Brain Injury Services Medicaid Program
Under this program, Medicaid covers post-acute, comprehensive, intensive, goal-directed residential and outpatient rehabilitation services for individuals who have experienced a moderate or severe acquired brain injury such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, etc.
Program Admission Criteria
To be eligible for the BIS Medicaid Program, an individual must meet the following criteria*:
- At least 21 years old.
- Have a qualifying brain injury that occurred within 15 months of application to the BIS Medicaid Program.
- Medically stable.
- Able to participate in appropriate residential services, which includes at least fifteen (15) hours per week or appropriate outpatient services, which includes at least nine (9) hours per week upon approval for the BIS Medicaid Program.
- Appropriate for 60 to 90 days of BIS Medicaid Program as supported by a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) physician's order.
- In the absence of a PMR physician's order, a psychological consultation conducted by a qualified professional that substantiates the beneficiary's ability to interact with the therapy treatment team and the ability to participate in the required therapy levels will be accepted.
*The above is reflective of general eligibility guidelines. Final determinations and authorizations will be made by MDHHS.
Please contact our Admissions Team at 517-455-0264 for more information or to receive help navigating the admissions process.
Origami is a CARF accredited 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization resulting from a unique alliance between Peckham, Inc. and Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Origami provides comprehensive rehabilitation for children, adolescents, and adults with neurological, developmental, mental health, and orthopedic conditions through their residential and outpatient programs. Read more about Origami here.