​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2020 Behavioral Health Information Notices

 
No. Issued Subject ​
Date
20-075

​Implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 1976: Mental Health Services: Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)

12/29/2020
20-074
​International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Included Code Sets and System Edit for Short Doyle II Medi-Cal Billing
12/24/2020
​20-073
​Cancellation of the fall 2020 Mental Health Consumer Perception Survey Data Collection​
12/23/2020
20-072

​Instructions for Reporting Rates Negotiated for Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitals Services Contracts for Fiscal Year 2020-21

12/18/2020
20-071
​Specialty Mental Health Provider Screening and Enrollment Requirements in Medi-Cal (21st Century Cures Act and the CMS Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care Final Rule requirements)
12/15/2020
20-070
​Threshold Languages Data
12/14/2020
20-069
​Mental Health Professional Licensure Waiver
​12/11/2020
20-068​Reimbursement for Personal Protective Equipment and Telehealth Equipment Costs for County-Operated and County-Contracted Providers
​12/9/2020
20-067
​Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Treatment Perceptions Survey (TPS)
​12/8/2020
20-066

​Changes to requirements for the confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records Due to 42 CFR Part 2 Final Rule

​12/3/2020
​20-065
​Obligations Related to Indian Health Care Providers in Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Counties
​12/3/2020
20-064

​Multiple National Drug Codes (NDC) for the Same Medication Administered on the Same Day in Narcotic Treatment Programs (NTPs)

11/25/2020
​20-063
​National Provider Identifier: New Validation on 837I and 837P Claims in Short Doyle Medi-Cal II
11/25/2020
​20-062
Timely Access Submission Requirements for Mental Health Plans 
11/23/2020
20-061

​Annual Review Protocol for Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) and Other Funded Services for Fiscal Year 2020/2021
11/10/2020
​20-060R​Co-Practitioner Claim Submission Requirements
10/16/2020
​20-058​Mitigation Strategies for California Behavioral Health Programs during the COVID-19 Public Emergency​10/8/2020
20-057

​Use of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Funds for Substance Use Disorder Treatment

​1/4/2021
20-056​Peer Support Services - Funding Sources11/13/2020
​20-055

Disaster Management for Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Licensed or Certified Behavioral Health Facilities

​9/24/2020
​20-054

​Revised Medication Assisted Treatment Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Year 2020-21 under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System

​9/23/2020
20-053​Administrative Day Rate for Fee-For-Service/Medi-Cal Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2019-20​9/8/2020
20-052

​Regional Rates for Non-Contract Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitals

​9/4/2020
20-051​Statewide Excessive Heat Alert​9/2/2020
20-050​
​Addition of Oxycodone and Fentanyl to the List of Substances to be Tested or Analyzed for in Samples Collected from Patient Body Specimens
​8/31/2020
20-049

​Triennial Chart Review Disallowed Specialty Mental Health Service Claims Recoupment Policy​8/25/2020
20-048​ Statewide Excessive Heat Alert ​8/14/2020
20-047

​Allocation of Funding for Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services, State Fiscal Year 2020-21 Governor's Approved Budget, v2.0

​8/24/2020
20-046 Supersedes MHSUDS IN 18-025. Cost Report Policy for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-198/4/2020
20-045Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Program Review7/24/2020
20-044Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Revenue and Expenditure Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-207/23/2020
20-043

Supercedes IN 18-053​. 2020 International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) Included Code Sets Effective October 1, 2019, remaining in effect until new guidance is issued

7/8/2020
20-041Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System Reimbursement Modifications7/29/2020
20-040

MHSA-related Flexibilities during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

7/1/2020
20-039Approval of Regulations Package 14-026 for Narcotic Treatment Programs (NTPs)6/24/2020
20-038

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Allocation and Methodology for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21

7/2/2020
20-037Level II Heat Alert Advisory6/21/2020
20-036 DHCS-16-009 Mental Health Services Act Fiscal Regulations6/19/2020
20-035Electronic Signatures During the COVID 19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)6/19/2020
20-034

Allocation of Funding for Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services, State Fiscal Year 2020-21 Governor's Preliminary Budget, v1.0

6/19/2020
20-033Reimbursement of Specialty Mental Health and Drug Medi-Cal Administrative Costs during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency6/17/2020
20-032State Nondiscrimination Requirements6/26/2020
20-031Specialty Mental Health and Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System Reimbursement Modifications during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency6/11/2020
20-030

Regional Average Rates for Non-Contract Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020

6/10/2020

20-029

Establishing a County Contract Rate in the Short Doyle/Medi-Cal Claiming and Payment System for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21

6/10/2020

20-028

Drug Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Year 2020-21

6/10/2020

20-027

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS)

6/10/2020
20-026

Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) County Performance Contract (CPC) Merge5/15/2020
20-025

Mental Health Services Act County Population

5/12/2020
20-024Payment/Reimbursement Flexibilities Related to Specialty Mental Health Services and Substance Use Disorder Services during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency4/30/2020
20-023

Increase in Drug Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-21 during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

5/29/2020
20-022

Supercedes MHSUDS IN 18-049  Delegation of Mental Health Program Approval Tasks of Short-Term
Residential Therapeutic Programs

5/26/2020
20-021Postponement of the Spring 2020 Mental Health Consumer Perception Survey Data Collection4/21/2020
20-020Behavioral Health Cost Rate Policy for Federal Formulary and Discretionary Grants5/22/2020
20-019Provision of Community Mental Health Services Block Grant for Criminal Justice Populations6/01/2020
20-018 Supersedes MHSUDS IN 19-007.   Specialty Mental Health Services and Mental Health Services Act funding for County Probation and Jail, Parole, and Post-Release Community Supervision Populations (updated due to Senate Bill (SB) 389)5/19/2020
20-017Flexibility for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) facilities during the COVID-19 Public Emergency4/23/2020
20-016Flexibility for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) programs during the COVID-19 public emergency.4/23/2020
20-015Guidance on available flexibilities pursuant to Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-55-20 for Mental Health Rehabilitation Centers (MHRCs) and Psychiatric Health Facilities (PHFs) during the COVID-19 emergency4/23/2020
20-014Flexibility for Residential Mental Health Facilities during the COVID-19 public emergency4/24/2020
20-012

2020 Federal Network Certification Requirements for County Mental Health Plans (MHPs)

4/3/2020
20-011Emergency State Fair Hearing Timeframe Changes 4/3/2020
20-009Updated 7/23/20: Guidance for behavioral health programs regarding ensuring access to health and safety during the COVID-19 public emergency 7/23 /2020
20-008 Supersedes MHSUDS IN 18-008. County responsibility to pay for acute psychiatric inpatient hospital services provided in an institution for mental disease (IMD) and clarification about funding sources for patients in IMDs no longer requiring an inpatient level of care.3/26/20

20-007

Annual Review Protocol for Specialty Mental Health Services and Other Funded Services for Fiscal Year 2019/2020

3/26/20
20-006Updates to Alcohol and/or Other Drug (AOD) Program Certification Standards 2/12/2020
20-005

Statewide Criteria for Mental Health Program Approval for Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program

2/28/2020
20-004Updates to optional forms relevant to involuntary treatment: DHCS 1801, 1802, 1808, and 18092/4/2020
20-003 Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC-35) and the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS-50) Functional Assessment Tool Data Collection Technical Update 1/22/2020 
20-002Mental Health Plan Claiming for Specialty Mental Health Services Provided in Medi-Cal-Certified Children's Crisis Residential Programs1/7/2020
20-001 Implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 9191/8/2020



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