Section 1115 Waiver Update e-Memo - Services Allowed via Telehealth - UPDATE

Dear Provider:
Many of you are receiving the same CMS email bulletins that we here at DBH receive.    Many of these bulletins are issuing guidance on the expansion of telehealth during this time National and State Emergency.    Please understand that this is only “guidance” and DBH must work with our other partner divisions as well as the Commissioner’s office to establish protocol for all Medicaid enrolled providers. 

However, in the meantime this E-Memo outlines the current services that are allowed via telehealth per our current regulations and past guidance documents. 

1115 Waiver:
• Community and Recovery Support Services – H2021 V1
• SUD Care Coordination H0047 V1
• Intensive Outpatient H0015 V1
• Treatment Plan Development T1007 V1

State Plan
• Behavioral Health Screening T1023
• SBIRT 99408
• Assessments H001, H0031, 90791
• Client Status Review H0046
• Psychology Testing 96136, 96137, 96130, 96131
• Neuropsychological Testing 96136, 96137, 96132, 96133
• Psychotherapy 90832, 90834, 90837, 90846*, 90847, 90849, 90853
• Comprehensive Medication Services H2010
• Comprehensive Community Support Services H2015
• Peer Support Services - Individual H0038*
• Case management T1016*
• Short Term Crisis Intervention S9484*
• Short Term Crisis Stabilization H2011

*Note that Family Psychotherapy both with and without patient present, Peer Support Services – Individual,  Case Management, and Short Term Crisis Intervention may be conducted telephonically as well as face-to-face telehealth.  

Please watch for further E-memos this week regarding providing services during this time of change and uncertainty.   

Terry Roth
DBH Medicaid Section Manager / Tribal Liaison
(907) 269-7826
Cell: (907)744-3707




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