providing mental health &
substance abuse  services for
the people of Alameda County ...  
   

Click here to go to homepage!

2000 Embarcadero Cove, Suite 400, Oakland, CA  94606
Phone: (510) 567-8100    Driving Directions

   Advanced Search   

Memos and Notices

   

Memos and other notifications from QA including agency policy & compliance updates.

 2017
  2017-26 Quarter 3 - 2016 System of Care Audit Executive Summary and Report - 07/20/2017
  2017-25 DHCS State FY 16-17 county Monitoring Report- SUD Programs - 06/20/2017
  2017-24 Updated Mental Health Assessment Forms - 06/14/2017
  2017-23 MH Progress Note - 06/08/2017
  2017-22 Client Plan (aka Treatment Plan) - 06/08/2017
  2017-21 MH Initial Assessment - Short Form - 06/08/2017
  2017-20 MH Initial or Annual Assessment - Long Form - 06/08/2017
  2017-19 Lock out - Recoupment - FAQs Memo - 05/16/2017
  2017-18 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO/GI) Data Collection Intake and Assessment Proces - 05/16/2017
  2017-17 Quality Assurance Technical Assistance Contacts - Revised May 4, 2017
  2017-16 Corrective Action Plan – CAP- Drug Medi-Cal BHCS Procedures Memo February, 2017
  2017-15 Revisions to the 2/22/17 Final ICD-10 Implementation Memo with supporting documents
  2017-14 DHCS Triennial Audit Preliminary Results
  2017-13 ICD-10 Final Implementation Memo 2-22-17
  2017-12 FINAL DSM-IV to DSM-5 Included Dx-Outpt Crosswalk by DSM Chapter - revised 3-13-17
  2017-11 INSYST UPDATE V010-02FEB2017
  2017-10 QA_Tech_Asst_contacts_110716
  2017-09 GMC_codes
  2017-08 2-22-17 ACBHCS MH Inpatient Included Medi-Cal Dx List alpha by DSM Names
  2017-07 2-22-17 SUD Included DSM-5 to ICD-10 Crosswalk_alpha by DSM-5 description
  2017-06 2-22-17 SUD Included DSM-5 to ICD-10 Crosswalk_numeric by ICD-10
  2017-05 MH Outpatien Included Medi-Cal Dx List numeric by ICD-10 Codes - revised 3-13-17
  2017-04 MH Outpatien Included Medi-Cal Dx List alpha by DSM Name - revised 3-13-17
  2017-03 2-22-17 ACBHCS MH Inpatient Included Medi-Cal Dx List numeric by ICD-10 Codes
  2017-02 ACBHCS PsychoSocialDx by DSM Name
  2017-01 ACBHCS PsychoSocial Dx by ICD-10 Code
 2016
  2016-10 SUD Medical Necessity Memo
  2016-09 ACBHCS Notice to Contracted Providers RE: DHCS Audit - 2017
  2016-08 ACBHCS New Service Code: Collateral Healthcare Provider Number 614
  2016-07 Update to QA Technical Assistance Contacts 11-7-16
  2016-06 Final ACBHCS DSM-5 and ICD-10 Implementation
  2016-05 Medi-Cal Site Certification Memo RE: Fire Clearances
  2016-04 Exclusion List Monitoring & Monthly Provider Attestation Memo
  2016-03 Claiming for Planned Mental Health Services please see QA Bulletin Re: Claiming Memo
  2016-02 Update to QA Technical Assistance Contacts 3-1-16
  2016-01 Update to QA Technical Assistance Contacts
 2015
  2015-12 Quality Assurance Training Memo for 2016
  2015-11 Service Verification Memo to All Providers
  2015-10 ICD-10 and DSM IV Memo Clarification 10-12-15
  2015-09 ICD-10 and DSM IV Memo 9-25-15
  2015-08 QA Update Memo - 9/23/15 (Amended 10/6/15)
  2015-07 QA Memo Re: Sample Forms
  2015-06 New Protocol for Psych Testing Memo & Protocol
  2015-05 CPT Code Changes for Count Clinics and Contracted Providers of SMHS
  2015-04 QA Technical Assistance for Providers
  2015-03 IEP Clarification Memo
  2015-02 Department of Health Care Services Site Review Report (2013-2014)
  2015-01 New Billing Code 577 for Non-KTA Providers
 2014
  2014-04 2014-04- Clinical Documentation Training Follow-up Memo October 20, 2014
  2014-03 Plan Development and Plan Monitoring Memo for All Providers October 15, 2014
  2014-02 Annual Memo Clarification RE: Annual Assessment and Annual Treatment Plan Conversion 9/3/14
  2014-01 Annual Memo to Providers
 2013
  2013-06 DHCS Chart Review F/U Memo for DayTx/DTI Providers - Amended 12/24/13
  2013-05 DHCS Chart Review Memo for Master Contract Providers - IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE: Upcoming Audit and the Chart Review
  2013-04 Day Treatment Memo RE: Day Treatment Documentation Requirements and the Tri-annual DHCS Audit
  2013-03 Annual Memo to All Providers
  2013-02 Documentation Standards for Evaluation and Management
  2013-01 Introduction to New Code/Service- Collateral Family Group
 2012
  2012-05 MHP Plan Provider Memo: Changes and New Requirements
  2012-04 Master Contract Provider Memo: Changes and New Requirements
  2012-03 Medi-Cal Documentation Training for MHP Network Providers
  2012-02 QA Memorandum Regarding Progress Notes
  2012-01 QA Annual Reminder Memo for All Contracted Providers- 6/26/12
 2011
  2011-02 QA Memo to Providers RE: Katie A. et al v. State Defendants Class Action Settlement Agreement
Settlement Agreement - English
Settlement Agreement - Spanish
Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement and Settlement Hearing - English, Spanish
  2011-01 QA Memo RE: Professional Licensing Waivers
DMH Letter 10-03



Descriptors- Master Contract Providers are Community Based Organizations that provide mental health services, billing through Insyst and/or Clinician’s Gateway. MHP Network Providers are individual, group, or organizational providers that provider mental health services, billing via RES/RCR forms submitted to ACBHCS Authorization Services Unit.