Summary of Changes to CSB Fee-Related Documents
Proposed Changes to CSB Fee Related Documents are available for public review and comment through October 25, 2017; learn more about the CSB Board review and approval process. Following approval, changes to Board Policy 2120 and Regulation 2120.1 will become effective November 2017. The changes to the Fee Schedule and Ability to Pay Scale will not become effective before February 1, 2018.
- Separates the CSB Guidelines for Assigning Priority Access to CSB Services from the Reimbursement for Services Policy. The CSB Guidelines for Assigning Priority Access to CSB Services is covered in a separate Board Policy.
- Synchronizes the Ability to Pay Scale income levels with the Federal Poverty Levels published by the federal government every January.
- Adds Addiction Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS).
- Removes substance use services that were discontinued through the implementation of ARTS.
- Removes CSB services that are no longer offered.
- Clarifies service names, procedure codes, and billing intervals.
- Adds mental health peer support services. Fees will be made available through DMAS.
- Adds psychiatric evaluation and management services for new patients.
- Adds individual therapy/counseling for 16 to 37 minutes; and for 38 to 52 minutes.
- Adds psychological asssessments for adult day treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation, Governor's Access Plan for indiividuals with serious mental illness, intensive community treatment, and mental health skill-building.
- Updates outpatient service fees to maximize Medicare reimbursement.
- Delete “Regulation and/ or the” in Section II of the Regulation. The CSB Board is not required to approve revisions to the Regulation.
- Change “American Medical Association (related to procedural codes)” in Section II, F of the regulation to “Relevant Professional Associations.”
- Delete Appendix A, “Guidelines for Assigning Priority Access to CSB Services.”
Fees for Service
- Change the term “liability” to “subsidy” to reflect the language used in Policy 2120.
- Delete reference to “household income” in Section VIII, C, i.
- Add clarification when applying full-fee standards to Medicaid enrollees.
- Clarify supplemental subsidy determination criteria. (Section VIII, C, iv)