Medicaid Documentation Support

The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery provides the following resources and guides to support mental health and substance use disorder providers’ documentation of medically necessary behavioral health treatment.  Behavioral health agency staff should consult their agency’s policies and procedures and confer with their supervisors.  Remaining questions may be sent to the Behavioral Health Documentation mailbox at: BHdocumentation@dshs.wa.gov

Training:

PowerPoint Presentations: Providing and Documenting Medically Necessary Behavioral Health Services

Recorded Webinars

  •   Click here and scroll to the bottom of the Qualis Health web page.

 

Other Resources:

Supportive Housing and Supported Employment Medical Necessity Documentation Guide

Service Encounter Reporting Instructions (SERI)