This Bulletin provides additional clarification for counties and direct contract providers to submit Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) claims for beneficiaries who have other health coverage (OHC).
The California Department of Mental Health (DMH) is charged with the responsibility of evaluating the quality of specialty mental health services provided to beneficiaries enrolled in the Medic-Cal managed mental health care program.
CANS-SB (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths
The California Outcomes
Measurements System (CalOMS) is a data collection system used to report
information to the state Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP).
DBH FORMS & PROCEDURES
Departmental Forms - The purpose of this page is to provide a centralized location to access all the forms used in the Department of Behavioral Health.
CDI Correction Form -
The purpose of this form is to submit the processing of service deletions and
corrections in the San Bernardino Information Management Online Network (SIMON)
using a Charge Data Correction Invoice. Fill out the form completely and fax it to the DBH Business Office at (909) 382-3060.
Medi-Cal Certification Process - To establish the
departmental procedures to control and monitor the Medi-Cal certification
process for a contract provider who has a valid contract with the department and
has requested certification. Certification allows the provider and subsequently
the department to bill the State Department of Mental Health for Medi-Cal
services. The certification process will normally be twenty-two to thirty-one
days in duration.
Reference Manual - This is the MHS Reference Manual that is
distributed to all InSyst (SIMON) trainees during training. This manual has all
the data entry/look-up instructions for all clerical duties related to Simon.
Direct Services Upload Manual - This manual covers the
process requirements for the Direct Services Import.
Standard Practice Manual - Please see the Department of Behavioral Health Standard Practice Manual, which describes the role and function of each office, as well as the policies and procedures that guide us in the delivery of high quality services.
Practice Manual and Billing Guide - This guide is intended to support and assist you in providing excellence in Behavioral Health care, including successful compliance with all governing regulations, rules and billing policies.
Outpatient Chart Manual - Please visit the Department of Behavioral Health Outpatient Manual to review the processes, procedures, and forms that accompany treatment and service delivery.
Code of Conduct - This Code of Conduct sets the tone of operation and specifies the values of the organization. All staff and volunteers must strictly adhere to this Code of Conduct
Cultural Competency Plan - The state of California continues to experience population growth in various ethnic groups. Population growth has presented several cultural and linguistic challenges. According to the Surgeon General's Report, Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity 2001 and the Little Hoover Commission 2000, "minorities receive treatment at a rate that is even lower than that of the general population. Ethnic minority populations appear to bear a greater burden from unmet mental health needs and suffer a greater loss to their overall health and productivity". "As California's population has grown in size and diversity, the mental health system has strained to keep up with the need for care (Little Hoover Commission)".
Simon Update Training - This one hour webinar is being offered every Tuesday at 9am and again on Thursday at 3pm, from April 26th through June 30th, 2011. Please enroll for only one session.
Mental Illness Arrest - What Do I Do
A step-by-step guide to help families cope with the
criminal justice system in San Bernardino County when a family member who
suffers from a mental illness is arrested
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