DBH Guidance Document #5 - COVID-19 Provider Operations

Dear Provider:

Attached is the latest Guidance Document related to COVID-19 Provider Operations.  This week’s Guidance focuses on admission and discharges in the following residential settings:


Acute Psychiatric

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF)

Residential Youth Levels II – IV

State Plan Residential Substance Use


Please review this guidance with your staff. 


The weekly provider calls will continue Monday April 13 as follows:


Substance Use Providers:

9 – 9:30 am

Call in: 888-559-3632


Behavioral Health Providers:

9:45 – 10:15 am

Call in: 888-559-3632



Terry Roth

DBH Medicaid Section Manager / Tribal Liaison



(907) 269-7826

Cell: (907)744-3707



**DBH will begin sending non-emergent updates on Friday afternoon as a means to help alleviate the volume of emails you receive.


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