Adult Mental Health Program (AMH)

Overview

This is a 1915 Medicaid State plan Home and Community-based Services – Adult Mental Health (HCBS-AMH) benefit for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and extended tenure in psychiatric hospitals, as well as to divert this population from jails and emergency departments into community treatment programs.

Methodology/Rules

Cost Determination Process Rules applicable to the Home and Community-based Services – Adult Mental Health program are located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, SubChapter A, Rules 101-111.

The Home and Community-Based Services – Adult Mental Health Program Reimbursement Methodology is located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, SubChapter M, Division 5, Rule 9070.

Payment Rate Information

Effective July 1, 2016 to Current Payment Rates (.pdf)