News

Tue, 04/18/2017

After two decades of promoting equal access to justice through fellowships, research, seminars, and programs, the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program has been re-established as the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Sat, 04/01/2017
The Michigan Elder Justice Initiative is pleased to announce that effective April 1st, 2017, Dan Wojciak will serve as the new MI Health Link Ombudsman (MHLO).  The MHLO offers free, confidential advocacy and problem-solving to MI Health Link (MHL) beneficiaries and advocates for structural improvements in the MHL program. Dan's promotion recognizes his superb work
Wed, 03/22/2017

Courtesy of a grant from the Tri-County Office on Aging, MEJI writes and distributes a newsletter every two months on the prevention of elder abuse.  Follow the links below to read past newsletters:

Tue, 11/01/2016

The State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, formerly housed within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, is now the Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, a program of Michigan Elder Justice Initiative, a non-profit based in Lansing.  Read more here.

Mon, 09/19/2016

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the contract for the Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (MLTCOP) to MEJI!

MEJI will assume responsibility for this important program on October 1, 2016. The MLTCOP advocates for residents of nursing facilities, adult foster care facilities, and homes for the aged.

Sun, 05/08/2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, advocates for the aged and disabled say, testing protections for some of society's most vulnerable.

Fri, 04/08/2016

In late 2015, MEJI advocates worked with Medicaid staff to update Medicaid policy relating to veterans pensions.

Sun, 02/14/2016

Michigan faces lower enrollment rates and higher disenrollment rates than expected during the first year of its demonstration project to coordinate care for dually enrolled Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Thu, 12/03/2015

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has officially announced the new MI Health Link Ombudsman program. You can view the press release here.

Thu, 09/10/2015

MEJI has been selected to serve as the Ombudsman of Michigan's new MI Health Link program. The MI Health Link Ombudsman (MHLO) will serve as a confidential and conflict-free problem solver on behalf of all MHL enrollees.

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