During COVID-19 Stay at Home, Stay Safe State of Michigan Executive Orders,  consideration has been given for the critical work of our front line direct care workers in the form of a temporary Premium Pay.  Contracted Providers are authorized to pay an additional $2 per hour gross Premium Pay to qualifying direct care workers from April 1, 2020 through and including February 28, 2021.  In follow up to directives previously provided, Contracted Providers are requested to review and comply with the specific instructions for administering the Premium Pay program, and requesting reimbursement from NCCMH, as follows:

Contract Provider Authorization Letter from Christine Gebhard, NCCMH Chief Executive Officer 

MDHHS L 20-28 Letter with Premium Pay Qualifying Codes of Service 

Premium Pay Invoice Instructions for Preparation and Submittal of Invoice

Premium Pay Invoice – Excel Calculating Version  

Premium Pay Invoice – Manual Version 

Premium Pay Employee Sample Attestation Form 

For questions or concerns regarding provider reimbursement procedures, please contact Ann Friend, Reimbursement Supervisor, NCCMH, at 231/439-1233 or email