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Provider Manuals

General Information for Providers  05/2019

Medicaid manual with general information for all provider types.

Mental Health Services – Adult
This manual has information specific to your provider type.
This link brings you to the AMDD page of the DPHHS.mt.gov website.

Mental Health Services – Children 

This link brings you to Manuals and Guides on the Department website.

Medicaid Rules and Regulations

Fee Schedules – 72-Hour Presumptive

Fee Schedules – Medicaid Mental Health Adults 18 and Over

Fee Schedule - Medicaid Mental Health Youth Under 18

Fee Schedules – Mental Health Services Plan (MHSP) Adults 18 and Over

Fee schedule - Mental Health Services Plan (MHSP) Youth Under 18

Provider Notices


10/01/2019 Chronic Care/Coordinated Care Codes
07/25/2019 Cognitive Care Reimbursement (Revised)
06/28/2019 Cognitive Care Reimbursement
06/05/2019 Reminder – Comprehensive School and Community Treatment (CSCT) Summer Program Requirements
05/20/2019 Nurse Visit - Appropriate Billing Reminder - Revised Clarification rev. 05/30/2019
05/02/2019 Outpatient Psychotherapy Limits
01/23/2019 New Psychological Testing Rates - Revised
01/16/2019 New Psychological Testing Rates
01/04/2019 Outpatient Psychotherapy Limits
01/04/2019 New Psychological Testing Codes
01/04/2019 Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED) Incorrect ICD-10 Code


11/20/2018 Appropriate Billing Reminder
11/19/2018 CMHB Providers Charging at or Below the Fee Schedule July 1st 2018, Version 2
11/08/2018 New Contractor Comprehensive School and Community Treatment (CSCT) Form Required
11/08/2018 Rate Updates Mass Adjustment
10/19/2018 Medicaid Fee Schedules
9/24/2018 Medicaid Reimbursement for PACT Teams
09/24/2018 Prior Authorization for Genetics Testing for Youth Mental Health
07/02/2018 Updated CLIA Claims Editing
06/04/2018 Coding Resources Change
05/07/2018 AMDD Prior Authorization Numbers
04/18/2018 New AMDD Medicaid Services Provider Manual for Substance Use Disorder and Adult Mental Health
04/04/2018  Updated Passport Eligible Populations & Reimbursement
03/14/2018 Prior Authorization for Genetics Testing for Youth Mental Health
03/02/2018 Changes to Outpatient Psychotherapy for Youth
02/26/2018 New Rendering Only Provider Enrollment Application


12/26/2017 MATH Web Portal Eligibility Inquiry Verification Update
12/11/2017  Montana Plan First Procedure and Service Codes - Contraceptive (IUD) Update
12/01/2017 Montana Medicaid Expansion Prior Authorization Changes
11/21/2017 Severe Disabling Mental Illness (SDMI) rev. 11/22/2017
11/20/2017 Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Claim Adjustments
11/02/2017 New Medicare Card
11/01/2017 Billing Clarification for HB 589 TCM Data Collection
10/11/2017 Children’s Mental Health Bureau (CMHB) Non-Medicaid Services Provider Manual and Non-Medicaid Services Application and Attestation Form Changes
10/07/2017 Healthy Montana Kids (HMK) Reimbursement Changes
10/02/2017 Montana Medicaid Expansion Changes
09/14/2017 Montana Plan First Anesthesia Update
08/21/2017 Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
08/01/2017 Telemedicine - Correction
05/26/2017 Federal Final Rule, "Nondiscrimination in Health Program and Activities” and Implication for Coverage of Services Related to Gender Transition
04/06/2017 New EPSDT Request Form
02/17/2017 Targeted Mental Health Case Management and Representative Payee Services
01/03/2017 New Guidelines for Outpatient Psychotherapy


Other Resources

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