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317:30-5-266. Covered services

Revised 9-12-22

        CCBHCs provide a comprehensive array of services that create access, stabilize people in crisis, and provide the needed treatment and recovery support services for those with the most serious and complex mental health and substance use disorders. CCBHCs integrate additional services to ensure an approach to health care that emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical-behavioral health integration. Initial screening, assessment, and diagnosis must be completed in order to receive a covered service. Services must be medically necessary and recommended by an LBHP or licensure candidate (see OAC 317:30-5-263). Services are covered when provided in accordance with a person-centered and family-centered service plan. Coverage includes the following services:

(1) Crisis assessment and intervention services.

(A) Service requirements.  This service is an immediately available service designed to meet the psychological, physiological, and environmental needs of individuals who are experiencing mental health and/or substance use disorder crises. Services include the following:

(i) Twenty-four (24) hours mobile crisis teams [see OAC 317:30-5-241.4(a) for service definition]. Reimbursement is triggered by the LBHP/licensure candidate crisis assessment;

(ii) Emergency crisis intervention service [see OAC 317:30-5-241.4(a) for service definition];

(iii) Facility-based crisis stabilization [see OAC 317:30-5-241.4(b) for service definition], provided directly by the CCBHC or by a State-sanctioned alternative; and

(iv) Urgent recovery clinic (URC) services provided in accordance with OAC 450:23-3-20 through 450:23-3-24.

(B) Qualified professionals.  Twenty-four (24) hours mobile crisis intervention is provided by either a team consisting of an LBHP/licensure candidate and a CM II or CADC, or just an LBHP/licensure candidate. Emergency crisis intervention is provided by an LBHP/licensure candidate. Facility-based crisis stabilization is provided by a team, directed by a physician, and consisting of an LBHP/licensure candidate, licensed nurses, CM II or CADC, and PRSS staff. URC services are provided by an LBHP/licensure candidate with supervision from a physician or APRN with prescribing authority.

(2) Behavioral health integrated (BHI) services.

(A) Service requirements.  This service includes activities provided that have the purpose of coordinating and managing the care and services furnished to each member, assuring a fixed point of responsibility for providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. This service includes, but is not limited to:

(i) Care coordination for primary health care, specialty health care, and transitional care from emergency departments, hospitals, and PRTFs;

(ii) Ensuring integration and compatibility of mental health and physical health activities;

(iii) Providing on-going service coordination and linking members to resources;

(iv) Tracking completion of mental and physical health goals in member's comprehensive care plan;

(v) Coordinating with all team members to ensure all objectives of the comprehensive care plan are progressing;

(vi) Appointment scheduling;

(vii) Conducting referrals and follow-up monitoring;

(viii) Participating in hospital discharge processes; and

(ix) Communicating with other providers and members/family.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is performed by an LBHP/licensure candidate, nurse, CM II or CADC, and/or PRSS staff.

(3) Person-centered and family-centered treatment planning.

(A) Service requirements.  This service is a process in which the information obtained in the initial screenings and assessments are used to develop a treatment plan that has individualized goals, objectives, activities, and services that will enable the member to improve. For children assessed as SED with significant behavioral needs, treatment planning is a wraparound process consistent with System of Care values. A wraparound planning process supports children and youth in returning to or remaining in the community.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is conducted by LBHPs/licensure candidates, nurses, CM II or CADC, and/or PRSS staff. Treatment planning must include the member and involved practitioners.

(4) Psychotherapy (individual / group / family).

(A) Service requirements.  See OAC  317:30-5-241.2 for service definitions and requirements. Fee-for-service billing limitations do not apply.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is conducted by an LBHP/licensure candidate.

(5) Medication training and support.

(A) Service requirements.  This service includes:

(i) A review and educational session focused on the member's response to medication and compliance with the medication regimen and/or medication administration;

(ii) Prescription administration and ordering of medication by appropriate medical staff;

(iii) Assisting the member in accessing medications;

(iv) Monitoring medication response and side effects; and

(v) Assisting members with developing the ability to take medications with greater independence.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is performed by an RN, APRN, or a physician assistant (PA) as a direct service under the supervision of a physician.

       (6) Psychosocial rehabilitation services (PSR).

(A) Service requirements

(i) Adult. PSR services are face-to-face behavioral health rehabilitation (BHR) services which are necessary to improve the member's ability to function in the community. They are performed to improve the skills and abilities of members to live independently in the community, improve self-care and social skills, and promote lifestyle change and recovery practices. Rehabilitation services may be provided individually or in group sessions through the format of curriculum-based education and skills training. This service is generally performed with only the member and the qualified provider, but may include a member and the member's family/support system when providing educational services from a curriculum that focuses on the member's diagnosis, symptom management, and recovery. A member who, at the time of service, is not able to cognitively benefit from the treatment due to active hallucinations, substance abuse, or other impairments, is not suitable for this service. Family involvement is allowed for support of the member and education regarding his/her recovery but does not constitute family therapy, which requires a licensed provider. Eligibility requirements and billing limits found in OAC 317:30-5-241.3 do not apply.

(ii) Children. PSR services are an array of services that are provided in the child's home, in the location where behavioral challenges are most likely to occur such as school, or in community settings for all children, youth, and young adults ages zero (0) to twenty (20). PSR services must be provided in a context that is child-centered, family-focused, strength-based, culturally competent, and responsive to each child's psychosocial, developmental, and treatment care needs. PSR service array includes:

(I) Intensive in-home services;

(II) Therapeutic behavioral services;

(III) Intensive family intervention; and

(IV) Intensive outpatient substance abuse rehabilitation.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is solely restorative in nature and may be performed by a behavioral health CM II, CADC, LBHP, or licensure candidate, following development of a service plan and treatment curriculum approved by an LBHP or licensure candidate. For children, services are typically provided by a team that can offer a combination of therapy from a LBHP or licensure candidate and skills training and support from a paraprofessional [CM II, behavioral health aide (BHA)]. The behavioral health CM II, CADC, and BHA must have immediate access to an LBHP who can provide clinical oversight and collaborate with the qualified PSR provider in the provision of services.

(7) Psychoeducation and counseling.

(A) Service requirements.  This service is designed to restore, rehabilitate, and support the individual's overall health and wellness. Services are intended for members to provide purposeful and ongoing psychoeducation and counseling that are specified in the individual's person-centered, individualized plan of care. For children and their families, treatment services are an array of therapeutic strategies and services designed to ameliorate or reduce the risk of social, emotional, and behavioral disorders and disruptions in the relationship between an infant and parent/caregiver. Such disorders and disruptions may be due to infant/toddler and/or parent/caregiver vulnerabilities and/or negative environmental factors that are significantly impacting the infant and/or parent/caregiver-infant relationship. Treatment services are grounded in attachment theory and are relationship focused. Components include:

(i) Delivery of manualized wellness management interventions via group and individual work such as WRAP or IMR/WMR; and

(ii) Emotional support, education, resources during periods of crisis, and problem-solving skills.

(B) Qualified professionals.  For children, zero (0) to five (5) years old, this service is provided by an LBHP or licensure candidate. For all other ages, this service is provided by a licensed nurse, licensed nutritionist, or CM II or CADC within the scope of their licensure, certification, and/or training.

(8) Peer recovery support services.

(A) Service requirements.  See OAC 317:30-5-241.5(d) for service requirements.

(B) Qualified professionals.  PRSS must be certified through ODMHSAS pursuant to OAC 450:53.

(9) Family support and training.

(A) Service requirements.  See OAC 317:30-5-241.5(c) for service requirements.

(B) Qualified professionals.  Family support providers must be trained/credentialed through ODMHSAS.

(10) Screening, assessment, and service planning.

(A) Service requirements.  See OAC 317:30-5-241.1 for service requirements. Service billing limitations found in OAC 317:30-5-241.1 do not apply.

(B) Qualified professionals.  Screenings can be performed by any qualified team member as listed in OAC 317:30-5-265(b). Assessment and service planning can only be performed by an LBHP or licensure candidate.

(11) Occupational therapy.

(A) Service requirements.  This service includes the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with an individual or groups for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings for the purpose of promoting health and wellness. Occupational therapy services are provided to those who have developed an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restrictions. Occupational therapy addresses the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being, and quality of life.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is solely restorative in nature and provided by a qualified occupational therapist who is contracted with the OHCA or an occupational therapist assistant who is working under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist (see OAC 317:30-5-295).

(C) Coverage limitations.  In order to be eligible for SoonerCare reimbursement, occupational therapy services must be prior authorized and/or prescribed by a physician or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts, in accordance with State and federal law, including, but not limited to, OAC 317:30-5-296, OAC 317:30-5-1020, and 42 C.F.R. ' 440.110.

(12) Behavioral health targeted case management.

(A) Service requirements.  See OAC 317:30-5-241.6 for service requirements.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service is provided by a CM II certified in accordance with OAC 450:50.

(C) Coverage limitations. Services are provided to individuals of all ages who meet medical necessity criteria.

(13) Outpatient substance abuse prevention counseling.

(A) Service requirements. This service provides counseling to enable individuals to successfully resist social and other pressures to engage in destructive activities.

(B) Qualified professionals.  This service must be recommended by a physician or licensed practitioner and provided by LBHP/licensure candidate.

(C) Coverage limitations. Services are provided to individuals under age twenty-one (21) who meet medical necessity criteria.

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