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317:30-5-241.4. Crisis Intervention

Revised 6-25-12

(a) Onsite and Mobile Crisis Intervention Services (CIS).

  • (1) Definition.  Crisis Intervention Services are face-to-face services for the purpose of responding to acute behavioral or emotional dysfunction as evidenced by psychotic, suicidal, homicidal severe psychiatric distress, and/or danger of AOD relapse.  The crisis situation including the symptoms exhibited and the resulting intervention or recommendations must be clearly documented.

  • (2) Limitations.  Crisis Intervention Services are not compensable for SoonerCare members who reside in ICF/MR facilities, or who receive RBMS in a group home or Therapeutic Foster Home.  CIS is also not compensable for members who experience acute behavioral or emotional dysfunction while in attendance for other behavioral health services, unless there is a documented attempt of placement in a higher level of care.  The maximum is eight units per month; established mobile crisis response teams can bill a maximum of sixteen units per month, and 40 units each 12 months per member.

  • (3) Qualified professionals.  Services must be provided by a LBHP.

(b) Facility Based Crisis Stabilization (FBCS).  FBCS services are emergency psychiatric and substance abuse services aimed at resolving crisis situations.  The services provided are emergency stabilization, which includes a protected environment, chemotherapy, detoxification, individual and group treatment, and medical assessment.

  • (1) Qualified professionals.  FBCS services are provided under the supervision of a physician aided by a licensed nurse, and also include LBHPs for the provision of group and individual treatments. A physician must be available.  This service is limited to providers who contract with or are operated by the ODMHSAS to provide this service within the overall behavioral health service delivery system.

  • (2) Limitations. The unit of service is per hour.  Providers of this service must meet the requirements delineated in the OAC 450:23. Documentation of records must comply with OAC 317:30-5-248.

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