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Telehealth Guidance

The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) recently issued Bulletin OMHSAS-21-09, “Guidelines for the Delivery of Behavioral Health Services Through Telehealth,” with an effective date of Thursday, September 30, 2021. The bulletin continues the...

CBH Provider Bulletin 21-12: Access to Timely Treatment (Amended)

This Bulletin is being issued as an addendum to Bulletin 20-14. The addendum to this Bulletin is being issued to highlight the following: CBH has developed a form for providers to utilize as a mechanism for submitting written notice to their assigned CBH Provider...

CBH Provider Bulletin 21-10: Utilization and Retrospective Review

Previous Bulletins were issued on April 13, May 18, and June 10, 2020, detailing a temporary suspension of utilization review to align with a mandate from The Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) Pennsylvania...

Cordon Daley Joins CBH As Director Of Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

Cordon Daley has joined CBH as its new Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The newly created role was born out of data analysis from Statera Consulting, following feedback and research from recent JEDI (Justice, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion)...

CBH Ends Autism Acceptance Month With State Approval For CAPS Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Glynnis Richard Phone: 215-413-7127 Email: Glynnis.Richard@phila.gov April 28, 2021, PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) has approved the Community Autism Peer Specialist (CAPS)...

DBHIDS COVID-19 Vaccination Update

On January 12, 2021, DBHIDS Commissioner Dr. Jill Bowen released an update regarding COVID-19 vaccinations. Per the update, in order to maintain the most accurate and up-to-date information every step of the way, DBHIDS is aligning all actions concerning vaccinations...

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