serve people who are at risk for, or have, a mental
illness, developmental disability, and/or emotional
services may be covered by health insurance, including
Medicaid. Fees are based on an ability to pay, and
no one is ever denied service due to the inability
you come to your first appointment, you must bring
your most recent State of Michigan Income Tax Return
or, if you are working, your most recent pay stub.
Here some answers to questions you may have about how
fees are determined.
I have to pay for public mental health services?
law requires people to pay for public mental health
services if they, or their family members, receive
to the start of the services, you will meet with the
Customer Service Specialist to determine your ability
to pay. No one will be denied service if they are unable
is my ability to pay determined?
State requires us to use a sliding fee scale which
gives an ability to pay based on your Michigan State
if I disagree with the ability to pay that is determined?
reimbursement specialist will complete a full determination
based on your income, assets, and expenses. This
determination is submitted to the Executive Director
the information I provide confidential?
all the information will be held in the strictest