​​​2019 Behavioral Health Information Notices

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No. Issued​​Subject
​Assembly Bill 2083 (2018) Memorandum of Understanding Guidance
  • ​Attachment - Trauma Informed System of Care Memorandum of Understanding Guidance​​

​Regional Average Rates for Non-Contract Psychiatric Inpatient Hos​pitals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-20

  • Enclosure - Medi-Cal Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital Services Regional Average Non-Negotiated Rates
19-051 Client Services Information (CSI) Assessment Record - Submission Timelines ​12/11/2019
19-050Rewrite of the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Access Report​11/15/2019
​Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Medical Review Medical Record Requests
User Acceptance Testing for the Migration of the Consumer Perception Survey from Information Technology Web Services (ITWS) to the DHCS Application Portal​

​Mental Health Services Act: Release of Unencumbered Funds Dedicated to the Special Needs Housing Program (SNHP)


​Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) County Population for Fiscal Year 2019-20


​ Mental Health Consumer Perception Survey Data Collection November 4th - 8th, 2019


​Information and Timing on the Launch of the New DHCS Application Portal and Decommissioning of the Information Technology Web Services (ITWS)


​Mental Health Services ACT (MHSA) Allocation and Methodology for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-20

​19-042​Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Program Review Schedule for 20209/19/2019​

​Presumptive Transfer for Children and Youth Placed in Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs

19-040Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Review and Expenditure Report for Fiscal Year 2018-19​9/11/2019
19-039 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Three-year Program and Expenditure Plan or Annual Update, Three-year Prevention and Early Invention Evaluation Report, Annual Prevention and Early Invention Report, Annual Innovative Project Report, and Final Innovative Project Report Deadlines.​9/11/2019
19-038​Allocation of Funding for Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Resources, State Fiscal Year 2018-19 (Preliminary) Budget Allocation, v1.0 ​9/05/2019

MHSA Prudent Reserve Maximum Funding Level


​Drug Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Year 2019-20


​Medication Assisted Treatment Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Year 2019-20 Under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System


​Overpayments Recovery and Reporting Procedures

19-033​​National Drug Codes for Medication Assisted Treatment Services in Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System Counties ​6/25/2019

​Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System 837 Institutional (837I) Claims for American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Level of Care 3.7 and 4.0


​19-031​Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System Intensive Outpatient Services Claiming Procedure Change​6/17/2019
19-030​​Timeline for Mental Health Medi-Cal Administrative Activities Claiming Plans & Amendments6/11/2019​

​Allocation of Funding for Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services, State Fiscal Year 2019-20 Governor's Budget (Preliminary), v1.0


Adjudication for Over-One-Year Claims


Fiscal Year 2018-19 Behavioral Health Subaccount Allocations

Enclosure 1 - FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

Enclosure 2 - FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

Enclosure 3 - FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

Enclosure 4 - FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

Enclosure 5 - FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

Enclosure 6 - FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

Enclosure 7- FY 2018-19 BHS Base Allocation-Adjusted

19-026​Authorization of Specialty Mental Health Services5/31/2019​
19-025​​Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program Update in the Data Collection Reporting System5/21/2019​
​19-024​Federal Out of Network Requirements for Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Pilot Counties​5/8/2019

​Instructions for Reporting Rates Negotiated for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitals Services Contracts for                      Fiscal Year 2019-20.

Enclosure 1 - California Code of Regulations (CCR) 9 CCR § 1810.430. ​
Enclosure 2 - File 34 Inpatient Consolidation Paid Claims

Certification of Document and Data Submissions for Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) System Pilot Counties

Enclosure - DMC-ODS County Certification Template

19-021Rewrite of the Online Provider System (OPS)6/25/2019​
19-020​Client Services Information (CSI) Assessment Record​3/22/2019

​Mental Health Services Act (MHSA): Program Review Implementation

Enclosure - MHSA Program Review Schedule

19-018​Supersedes IN 17-060. Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Provider Selection Review Process3/20/2019​

​​Mental Health Services Act (MHSA): Implementation of Welfare and Institutions Code (W&I) Sections 5892 and 5892.1

Enclosures -

DHCS 1819: Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Prudent Reserve Assessment/Reassessment
DHCS 1820: Annual MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report (RER) and Adjustment Worksheet County Certification
DHCS 1821: MHSA: Adjustments to Revenue and Expenditure Summary Worksheet
DHCS 1822A: Annual MHSA Annual RER Report Template and Instructions
19-016​​Revisions to County-Specific Interim Rates under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System​3/18/2019

​Establishing a County Contract Rate in the Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal Claiming Payment System for Fiscal Year 2019-20

Enclosure - County Contract Rate Form


Supersedes IN 17-006. Department Approval of Certifying Organization: California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE)


​2019 International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision Included Code Sets and System Edit for Short Doyle Medi-Cal II Billing

Enclosure - ICD 10 Analysis Included Codes

19-012​Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Revenue and Expenditure Report Withhold Process3/5/2019​
19-011​Electronic Fun​​ds Transfer Available for County Payments
19-010​County Responsibility to Pay for Crisis Residential Treatment Services and Room and Board in Children's Crisis Residential Programs for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries​3/5/2019
19-008​Administrative Day Rate for Fee-For-Service/Medi-Cal Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2018-19​3/1/2019
19-009​​Naloxone in Licensed Residential and Certified AOD Programs3/5/2019​

Superseded by IN 20-018​Mental Health Plan and County Mental Health Department Provision of Mental Health Services for County Probation and Jail, Parole, and Post Release Community Supervision Populations


​Mental Health Consumer Perception Survey Data Collection - Spring 2019

Enclosure 1 - Instructions for Consumer Perception Survey Data Collection

19-005​Drug Medi-Cal Narcotic Treatment Program Cost Reporting2/5/2019​

​Mental Health Program Approval of Children's Crisis Residential Programs

Enclosure 1 - Application for Children's Crisis Residential Mental Health Program Approval
Enclosure 2 - Children's Crisis Residential Mental Health Program Interim Standards

19-003​Implementation of Assembly Bill 3162 and Senate Bill 9921/29/2019​
19-002Implementation of Senate Bill 1228 (Chapter 792, Statutes of 2018)​1/29/2019

​Fiscal Year 2017-18 Behavioral Health Services Growth Special Account Allocations

Enclosure 1 Fifty Percent Allocation Using Approved Claims
Enclosure 2 – 
Medicaid Eligibility Group (MEG) Weights
Enclosure 3 – Member Months Weighted by Medi-Cal Eligibility Group
Enclosure 4 – Fiscal Year 2017-18 Allocation Schedule
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