CMS Announces Medicaid Demonstration to Expand Mental Health Treatment Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent a letter to State Medicaid Directors outlining opportunities for states to design innovative delivery service systems for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance. The letter includes a new opportunity for states to receive authority to pay for short-term residential treatment services in an institution for mental disease for these patients.


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