Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Demonstration Program: Report to Congress, 2018

09/10/2019

This 2018 report highlights participating states’ CCBHC activities that have been associated with improving access to a comprehensive range of treatment and recovery support services. The range of services includes delivery of mental health, addiction, and either screening for general medical conditions or onsite access to primary care during the first year of the demonstration. It draws on qualitative findings gathered from interviews at the state level and preliminary data from CCBHCs. The report also details how the eight states that were selected to participate in the demonstration are monitoring the CCBHCs for compliance to the certification criteria. Each of the eight demonstration states, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania is profiled in the report to understand their compliance efforts.

Subsequent annual reports to Congress on this demonstration will include data now being collected and reported by CCBHCs in each of the eight demonstration states as required.

Excerpts of this report were derived from reports delivered under contract #HHSP233201600017I between HHS's ASPE/DALTCP and Mathematica Policy Research to conduct the national evaluation of the demonstration. For additional information about this subject, you can visit the DALTCP home page at https://aspe.hhs.gov/office-disability-aging-and-long-term-care-policy-daltcp or contact the ASPE Project Officer, Judith Dey, at HHS/ASPE/DALTCP, Room 424E, H.H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201. Her e-mail address is: Judith.Dey@hhs.gov.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions and views expressed in this report are those of the authors. They do not reflect the views of the Department of Health and Human Services, the contractor or any other funding organization. This report was completed and submitted on June 12, 2019.

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