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NURSING HOMES: AN OVERVIEW
OF THE STATE SYSTEM
Michigan
1 State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Sarah Slocum
State LTC Ombudsman
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
300 E. Michigan Ave., 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 30676
Lansing, MI 48909 8176
Work: (517)335-0148
Fax: (517)373-4092
website:http:// www.michi
gan.gov/miseniors


10 Citizen Advocacy Group
Helen Kozlowski-Hicks
Executive Director
Citizens For Better Care
4750 Woodward Avenue
Suite 410
Detroit, MI 48201-1308
Work: (313)832-6387
Fax: (313)832-7407

2 Office on Aging
Sharon Gire
State Unit Director
MI Office of Services to the Aging - V
7109 West Signinaw
First Floor, PO Box 30676
Lansing, MI 48909-8176
Work: (517)373-7876
Fax: (517)373-4092

11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Sally Bruce
Ombudsman
Upper Peninsula - Region 11
Citizens for Better Care
2501 14th Avenue, South
Escanaba, MI 49829
Work: (906)786-4701
Fax: (906)226-3977
Area Served: Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinaw, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft counties

3 Licensure and Certifications
Mary Gear
MI Department of Community Health
Division of Nursing Home Monitoring
1808 W. Saginaw Street
Lansing, MI 48909
Work: (517)241-2506
Fax: (517)241-2629

Laurie Ehrhardt
Ombudsman
Saginaw/Flint Area - Regions 5 & 7
Citizens for Better Care
808 N. Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48602
Work: (989)754-9017
Fax: (989)746-9251
Area Served: Bay, Clare, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola counties

4 Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Wallace Hart
Director, MFCU
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Michigan
Office of the Attorney General
2860 Eyde Parkway
East Lansing, MI 48823
Work: (517)241-6509
Fax: (517)241-6515

Frances Grant
Deputy Director
Western MI - Regions 4, 8, & 14
Citizens for Better Care
560 5th Street, N.W.
Suite 308
Grand Rapids, MI 49504--529
Work: (616)245-9451
Fax: (616)245-9409
Area Served: Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, Van Buren counties

5 Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Ann Marie Pischea
Michigan Dept. of Consumer & Industries Servi
Bureau of Health Services
611 W. Ottawa
Lansing, MI 48933
Work: (517)373-8068
Fax: (517)241-9280

Nancy Jackson ~
Regional Ombudsman
Southeastern MI - Regions 1A, 1B & 1C
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
4750 Woodward Avenue
Suite 410
Detroit, MI 48201-1308
Work: (313)832-6387
Fax: (313)832-7407
Area Served: Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne counties

6 Medicaid Agency
Paul Reinhart
Medicaid Director
MI Dept. of Community Health
Medical Services Administration
400 South Pine Street
Lansing, MI 48913
Work: (517)241-7882
Fax: (517)335-5007

Dawn Jacobs
Ombudsman
NEMCSA
NE MI Community Service Agency
2375 Gordon Road
Alpena, MI 49707
Work: (989)356-3474
Fax: (989)354-5909
Area Served: Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon counties

7 Quality Improvement Organization
Debra Moss
President & CEO
Michigan Peer Review Organization
22670 Haggerty Road
#100
Farmington Hills, MI 48335-2611
Work: (248)465-7400
Fax: (248)465-7428

Kristina Schmidgall
Lansing/Jackson Area - Region 2 & 6
Citizens for Better Care
5303 S. Cedar Street
Suite 1
Lansing, MI 48911-3800
Work: (517)347-7398
Fax: (517)381-8922

8 Protection and Advocacy System
Elmer Cerano
Executive Director
Michigan P&A Service
4095 Legacy Pkwy
Suite 500
Lansing, MI 48911
Work: (517)487-1755
Fax: (517)487-0827

Nancy Turner
Ombudsman
Traverse City Area - Region 10
Citizens for Better Care
1609 Park Drive
Box 5946
Traverse City, MI 49696-5946
Work: (231)947-2504
Fax: (231)947-2518
Area Served: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford counties

9 Adult Protective Service Agency
Cynthia Farrell
Manager
Family Independence Agency
Adult Protective Services
7109 W. Saganaw
Lansing, MI 48909
Work: (517)335-6358
Fax: (517)241-7943

John Weir
Ombudsman, Kalamazoo Cty. Human Services
Human Srvcs Dept - AAA IIIA/Kalamazoo County
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P. O. Box 42
Nazareth, MI 49074-0042
Work: (269)373-5157
Fax: (269)373-5185
Area Served: Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph counties

10 Citizen Advocacy Group
Alison Hirschel
Michigan Poverty Law Program
3490 Belle Chase Way
Suite 50
Lansing, MI 48911
Work: (517)394-2985
Fax: (517)394-4276


Last Updated Monday, September 08, 2008


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