Behavioral Health

A care management model, defined as Behavioral Health Home (BHH), is being developed to deliver an interdisciplinary care approach to improving care coordination, patient experience, and health outcomes.  Planning efforts are underway to address the fragmented health care delivery system challenges faced by individuals with behavioral issues.
The BHH is an integrated, care management model that addresses comprehensive care coordination needs including physical health, acute care, behavioral health, and long term services and supports.  A statewide Behavioral Health Home model is being developed to address comprehensive care management needs of individuals with a serious and persistent mental illness or a serious emotional disturbance.  For identified high needs behavioral health populations, specific responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Home will include:
  • Coordinating intensive behavioral health care for high acuity behavioral  health clients in integrated approach with other multidisciplinary team members
  • Coordinating integrated care plan that includes incorporating medical care plan, behavioral health treatment plan, and other specialty care plans and disseminate to full multidisciplinary care team
  • Ensuring adherence to evidence-based and evidence-informed behavioral health treatment practices
  • Serving as accountable provider for behavioral health outcomes for high acuity behavioral health client panel

​Behavioral Health Public Comment Documentation

1915(i) State Plan Ammendment Summary 10/6/2014

​Behavioral Health Home State Plan Ammendment 10/6/2014
Outpatient Behavioral Health Certification Rules 10/6/2014 Behavioral Health Home Certification Rules 10/6/2014
Outpatient Behavioral Health Manual 10/6/2014 ​​​Program Transition 10/6/2014

Behavioral Health Documentation

​Title ​Type
Behavioral Health Clinical Workgroup Presentation 9-26-2014 ​PDF
Behavioral Health Clinical Workgroup Benefit Limit Presentation 7/8/2014 ​PDF
Proposed ​Behavioral Health Rates and Benefit Limits 9/2014 ​PDF
​FAQ's 6/2014 ​PDF
Behavioral Health Rate Setting Presentation ​PDF
DRAFT Certification Rules for Providers of Outpatient Behavioral Health Services 8/22/2014 ​PDF
ADHD Stakeholder Update 4-2014 ​PDF
Behavioral Health Transformation Transition Timeline 10/15/2014 ​PDF
​Be​havioral Health Homes State Plan Amendment Draft ​PDF
Behavioral Health Services Definitions 8/2014 ​PDF
Behavioral Health Service Crosswalk 9/2014 ​PDF
Behavioral Health Performing Provider Qualification 7/2014 ​PDF
​OHIT Clinical Advisory Workgroup Presentation 9-9-2014 ​PDF