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Program Oversight and Compliance Branch - Mental Health

Program Oversight and Compliance Branch - Mental Health is responsible for ensuring that local public mental health programs and their contract providers comply with State and federal laws and regulations for the Medi-Cal program. Areas of oversight include: 

  • Conduct triennial outpatient Mental Health Plan (MHP) consolidated specialty mental health services system and chart reviews
  • Conduct on-site certification of county-owned and operated Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal (SDMC) funded programs (clinic sites)
  • Conduct inpatient SDMC chart reviews
  • Issue and monitor Mental Health Professional Licensing Waivers (PLW form DHCS 1739)
  • Research Questionable Medi-Cal Billings (QMBs)
  • Review Unusual Occurrences

Outpatient system and chart reviews

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Contact Us

Program Oversight and Compliance Branch-Mental Health
Mental Health Services Division
Department of Health Care Services
P.O. Box 997413, MS 2703
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413

Phone: 916-713-8669
Fax: 916-324-9435


Last modified on: 8/10/2018 4:47 PM