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


State Population
(in millions)
DY1--Total to Receive CCBHC Services
(all pay sources)
DY1--Projected CCBHC Consumers
who are Medicaid Recipients*
5.58 17,600 15,000
Number as of
March 2018
Population Density of
Clinic Service Area
Number of CCBHCs
also Certified as...
of DCOs
in State
CCBHCs Service
Urban Urban/
FQHCs Health
6 29** 3 1 2 1 5 0 4 5
State Impact Measures
  • Provide themost complete scope of services to individuals eligible for medical assistance under the state Medicaid program.
  • Improve availability of, access to, and participation in services to individuals eligible for medical assistance under the state Medicaid program.
* This estimate may include dual-eligible Medicaid and Medicare recipients.
** All six CCBHCs operate within the initial service area set prior to the demonstration, but this number reflects seven additional access points within those areas.
State map of Minnesota.

State Entity Responsible for Monitoring Compliance

Minnesota Department of Human Services with support from Department of Human Services' Licensing Division

Monitoring Instrument

SAMHSA Certification Guide, supplemented by a state-designed checklist for monitoring compliancewith care coordination standards.

Method and Frequency of Monitoring

  • Following initial certification at launch, thestate conducts at least one site visit, including client record reviews,during the 2-year demonstration period.

  • CCBHC reports on quality measure performanceand state impact measures are verified every 3 months.

  • Medicaid Department of Human Services fiscal policy/rates staff review monthly reports of paid claims for CCBHC servicesto ensure that the full breadth of CCBHC services is offered.

Additional Safeguards

  • State CCBHC staff review Department of Human Services Licensing Division's bi-weekly publications regarding agencies with violations and follow up when a CCBHC has a violation or receives a correction order. Corrective actions are coordinated between state CCBHC staff and Department of Human Services Licensing Division licensors.

  • State CCBHC staff review notification of changes that could impact certification status, such as adding, closing, ormoving program locations or making changes to services/programming, certifications, licenses, National Provider Identifiers, or provider identification, through a standardized form and submission process.

  • Consumer survey results are reviewed annually.

  • Department of Human Services provides individualized technical assistance as requested by CCBHCs.

  • CCBHC staff participate 2-3 times per month in Department of Human Services-facilitated learning collaboratives focusing on CCBHC-specific billing policies, quality measures, and service standards.