The Institute for Health Policy continues to provide technical assistance and support to health plan care and disease management programs. This includes clinical case management education for health plan case managers addressing conditions prevalent among the Medicaid population. Sessions may be offered via web modules or one-day seminars and include disease pathophysiology, pharmacotherapy, and patient education and self-management strategies.

Clinical Updates

Prevention of Early Elective Delivery

IHP is pleased to announce that a web-based course has been developed for the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) care coordination staff who are providing services to Michigan Medicaid mothers and infants. The purpose of this course is to increase the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) providers’ knowledge of potential risks to the mother and infant of Early Elective Delivery before 39 weeks by providing evidence-based information and program expectations for educating mothers and their families. Michigan Public Health Institute and Michigan State University, Institute for Health Policy state they are the owners of the material and no copyright has been breached for this material.

Continuing Education for Nurses - Participants who pass this course and complete the demographic information in the survey will receive 1.00 nursing contact hours of Continuing Education.

The course may be accessed at:

Case Management Conferences

The Institute for Health Policy, in collaboration with Michigan Medicaid Services Administration, holds Case Management Conferences each year in March and April. These day-long conferences bring together leading content experts to share valuable information, exchange ideas, and encourage innovation in the case management field. Evidence-based initiatives and best practices are shared to improve patient outcomes. The intended audience is Medicaid Health Plan Case Managers, as well as CSHCS Case managers as the topics change each year.

Visit our Previous Work page to view and download materials from past Case Management Conferences. Recent conference topics are listed below.

  • 2019: Behavioral Health concerns during the pre-pregnancy, antenatal, post-partum periods and the continuity of care
  • 2018: Optimizing NICU Transitions to Medical Home, Community Resources & Home
  • 2017: Case Management for Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Pediatric Behavior Health and Developmental Delays
  • 2016: Case Management for an Aging Population

Children's Special Health Care Services Annual Training

Download: CSHCS Combined Presentations May 2019