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Section 203 of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 directs the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to establish the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) Program. Funding for this program is intended to facilitate enhancements to State Medicaid programs and services, to promote linkages between Medicaid and other employment-related service agencies, and to develop a comprehensive system of employment supports for people with disabilities.
The resources and tools found on this theme page are designed for or created by MIG grantees. It is our hope that this will a useful page and that you bookmark the site so that you may stay up-to-date with events, articles and answers to your frequently asked questions.
Survey of State Disability Policy 2010
Find examples of state policy related to disabilities, a selection of state programs and initiatives, descriptions of select federal policy, and primary source documents. Topics include housing, employment, community integration, long-term care, health, disability awareness and benefits counseling.
Medicaid Infrastructure Grants: Impacts and Outcomes
The MIG program was authorized for eleven years and expires in federal fiscal year 2011. This succinct impact statement highlights key outcomes and impacts related to health care, employment and economic outcomes, Medicaid and employment policy improvements, and service improvements.
How Are the Experiences of Individuals with Severe Mental Illness Different from Those of Other Medicaid Buy-In Participants?
Review this issue brief profiling Medicaid Buy-In participants with severe mental illness and comparing their characteristics, employment experiences, and medical expenditures with those of other program participants. Findings indicate lower medical expenditures, a greater likeliness to be employed and increase their earnings over time.
This section is organized by category, with examples featured below.
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What is the difference between a “basic” MIG grant and a “comprehensive” MIG grant?
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What is the Ticket To Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999?
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Please note: Below is a portion of the documents available to MIG grantees found in the Clearinghouse. Some of the resources are issue briefs and papers, but many of the resources are from state grantees who wanted to share their resources. To view all MIG documents choose Medicaid Infrastructure Grants from the Topics list.