Insurance Update

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration
August, 2016

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recently announced five counties - Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento and Los Angeles - will move forward with the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) planning phase. DHCS plans to submit a CCBHC Demonstration Application to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) by October 31, 2016. SAMHSA will select eight states from among the 24 states currently undergoing the planning process based on a competitive application process. For more information on California's planning to prepare a competitive CCBHC demonstration application.