Pathways to Care

Pathways to Care

Pathways to Care (PTC) is a program within the Health and Promotion Division of the Ingham County Health Department. This program is modeled after the evidence based Pathways to Better Health program.  PTC is a home visiting program utilizing Community Health Workers to inform eligible or potentially eligible individuals about: 
The purpose for Pathways to Care is to support Medicaid eligible participants to live longer, healthier lives by:
  • Identifying and enrolling participants eligible for Medicaid funded programs 
  • Improving access and accessibility to preventive health services covered by Medicaid
  • Serving as a liaison between community, medical and social service systems to streamline health services
Benefits of Pathways to Care
  • Enhancing participants’ ability to communicate effectively with healthcare providers
  • Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate health information and resources 
  • Advocating for individual and community health 
  • Medication Assessments for clients with High blood pressure, Diabetes, Chronic Heart Failure, COPD, or Asthma
  • Providing referral and follow-up services
Program Goals
  • Increase the number of Medicaid eligible recipients enrolled and receiving primary care
  • Decrease readmissions and emergency department visits 
  • Improve overall health and wellness of Medicaid eligible recipients in our community
Target Population
  • Clients diagnosed or at risk of chronic disease
  • Medicaid eligible 
  • Medicaid eligibility unknown 
  • Adults 18 and older (will accept referrals for those under 18) 


For more information or to enroll, contact us.

Telephone: (517) 887-4306
Fax: (517) 887-4490
Email: enrollmentservices@ingham.org
Address: 5303 S. Cedar Street; Lansing, MI 48911