Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)
The Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) is a Home Visiting program for pregnant women and infants with Medicaid insurance. MIHP provides support service to women and to parents so they have healthy pregnancies, good birth outcomes and healthy infants.
MIHP Service Includes:
Maternal and infant health and psychosocial assessment completed by nurse or social worker
Registered Nurse and Licensed Social Worker development of beneficiary care plans
Coordination of MIHP services with the beneficiary's medical care provider and Medicaid Health
Plan who assist and supplement that care)
Registered Nurse, Licensed Social Worker, Registered Dietitian and Infant Mental Health Specialist
home or office visits provided with interventions based on the beneficiary's plan of care
Transportation services arranged if needed
Referrals are made to local community services (e.g., mental health, substance abuse, domestic
violence, basic needs assistance) as needed
Referral to local childbirth education or parenting classes
Help you get prenatal care
Answer questions about being pregnant
Answer questions about caring for your infant
Find resources to help you get food or a place to live
Help you learn about fixing and eating healthy foods
Educate you about health problems that could affect your pregnancy, such as diabetes, asthma, high
blood pressure, depression or anxiety
Support you in changes that you decide to make to be healthy, such as quitting or cutting down on
smoking, alcohol or drugs
Help if you're concerned about abuse/violence in your life
Answer questions about family planning (birth control)
Be there for you if problems come up
Description of Services
Professional visits will be provided in either the home or office. Based on the beneficiary's plan of care.
Hours of Service
Huron County Health Department is open Monday through Friday 8 to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12 to 1 p.m.)
Saturday appointments are available for home visits.
MIHP visits available by appointment.
(989) 269-3326 or (989) 269-3326
Eligibility and Cost
Pregnant women who are Medicaid or Healthy Kids (formerly Mich-Care) eligible may qualify for MIHP at any time during the pregnancy and may extend for an additional 60 days after delivery. If you are underinsured, you may still be eligible for Medicaid or Healthy kids.
Coverage may begin as early as the infant's birth.
Questions or want to apply for the Healthy Michigan Plan, call 1-855-789-5610 or go to www.healthymichiganplan.org
If you need further assistance, you may call the Department of Human Services at 989-269-9201.
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