Medicaid Home Help Program - 391-0708-19

Description of Agency

The Medicaid Home Help Program, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), provides in-home personal care services to Medicaid clients with functional limitations resulting from a medical or physical disability or cognitive impairment who live in a setting other than a hospital, nursing facility, licensed foster care home, mental institution, or home for the aged. Personal care services assist clients with activities of daily living (eating, toileting, bathing, grooming, dressing, transferring, and mobility), instrumental activities of daily living (medication, meal preparation, shopping, laundry, and light housework), and complex care services (colostomy care, suctioning, range of motion, and wound care). From October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2019, the Medicaid Home Help Program provided services to 69,285 clients and expended $643.0 million.

Audit Objective

To assess the effectiveness of MDHHS’s efforts in administering the Medicaid Home Help Program.


Estimated Release Date: November 2020

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