Historic Medicaid statute change opens opportunities

In a move of historical significance, U. S.

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The OIG is focusing on two new compliance areas

Healthcare providers may routinely focus on quality of care and patient safety, but under new compliance guidance, they could be doing the right things the wrong way.

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Is your telehealth program ready for accreditation?

  Growing reliance on telehealth services has led many Accrediting Organizations (AOs) to offer specialized accreditation in telehealth programs.

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Does your DCO meet SAMHSA’s standards?

The legislative act that created the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration program requires clinics to perform an array of services for certification, but clinics do not have to…

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A general training checklist for behavioral health personnel files

Behavioral health organizations must provide a variety of role-specific training based on the types of services the organization provides and the type of employees who provide those services.

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Does your staff training meet OIG standards?

Staff training is so important that it is listed as the No.

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A look at SAMHSA’s new SDoH requirement for CCBHCs

Under newly revised certification criteria, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) are required to screen clients for Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), non-medical needs that may impact diagnosis, treatment, or…

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Community coordination is key to new Crisis Management Criteria for CCBHCs

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) are facing stricter rules for helping clients who need emergency services, requiring greater coordination with community resources.

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A heads-up from the OIG for FY 2025: The OIG says it wants greater scrutiny; Are we listening?

Here's a heads-up that all healthcare providers, including mental health, substance use disorder treatment providers, and other behavioral health organizations need to note: The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of…

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