Mental Health Assessment for Young Children | Implementation Survey

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Mental Health Assessment for Young Children Implementation Survey

In January 2022, new policies collectively referred to as mental health assessment for young children (MHAYC) went into effect for children younger than six enrolled in Apple Health (Medicaid). The Health Care Authority is launching the MHAYC Implementation Survey to understand how organizations are implementing these new policies, and what additional supports may be needed. 

Survey details

  • This survey is estimated to take about an hour.
  • It is designed to be completed by organizations contracted to provide mental health services through Apple Health, including licensed behavioral health agencies, individual or group mental health private practices, and other practices with integrated mental health services (such as primary care practices).
  • The survey will remain open until November 1, 2022

It is recommended that mental health providers and administrators (billing & coding staff, program managers & directors) work together to formulate their response as an organization. A PDF version of the survey questions is available for download for organizations to review the questions in advance.


  • If you have any questions about these opportunities or would like assistance in completing the survey, please contact Kiki Fabian or Christine Cole.

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