MDHHS Issues Request For Proposals For Expanding Child And Adolescent Health Centers
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for public and private non-profit organizations to expand the child and adolescent health center (CAHC) program. The CAHC program provides school-based or school-linked health care sites or school wellness programs that serve children and youth between ages 5 and 21, with an exception made for students receiving special education services up to 26 years of age. The program is jointly funded by MDHHS and the Michigan Department of Education. Centers provide primary care, preventative care, comprehensive health assessment, vision and hearing screening, medication, immunization, treatment of acute illness, co-management of chronic illness, health education and mental health care.
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