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Department of Human Services MyCOMPASS Text Message Alerts

CBH encourages providers to inform members that they can receive text messages with important updates about their benefits from the Department of Human Services (DHS) through their MyCOMPASS account. This is an easy way for Members to receive in-the-moment news and...

Philadelphia Public Health Alert: Risks of Xylazine Use and Withdrawal

CBH encourages providers to review the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s alert about the use of xylazine, a veterinary anesthetic and analgesic that has been increasingly found in samples of street drugs throughout Philadelphia. Reference: PDPH Health...

DBHIDS Heat Safety Policy Update

As the warm weather returns, DBHIDS has released an updated heat safety policy. Along with this policy, a collection of flyers, resources, and checklists is included. The policy itself contains safety requirements for the following DBHIDS-funded programs: Residential...

CBH Appoints David Henley as General Counsel

PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 7, 2022 – Community Behavioral Health (CBH), a division of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), announced that David Henley has joined the organization as General Counsel. Bringing more...

CBH Provider Notice: Change in Authorization Numbers

Community Behavioral Health (CBH) is in the process of fully converting to a new enterprise system that will control the production of authorizations and the ongoing maintenance of provider contracts (Schedule A). The implementation of our new enterprise system will...

Language Access Procedure for Providers

DBHIDS recently issued a memo to reiterate the language access requirements for providers (contractors and/or grantees) when providing services to individuals who have Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and/or who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DFHH). The City of...

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