QA Bulletins

23-04: CalAIM Payment Reform
23-03: Medi-Cal Beneficiary Handbook
23-02: Chart Review & Training Under CalAIM
23-01: Organizational Providers Manual Updates

22-11: Screening & Transition Tool and Appendix
22-10: Guide to Procedure Code Updates
22-09: Organizational Provider’s Manual Updates
22-08: Eating Disorders and Access to Care
22-07: Obtaining Consent
22-06: No Wrong Door
22-05: First Point of Contacts
22-04: Documentation Redesign for SMHS
22-03: Continuity of Care
22-02: Provider Directory
22-01: Pre-Authorization Requirements Update

21-09: Organizational Provider’s Manual Updates
21-08: Updated Criteria to Access SMHS           Bulletins 21-07 & 21-08 FAQs
(QA Bulletin 21-08 Supersedes QA Bulletin 17-09)
21-07: Cal AIM – An Overview
21-06: Updated Access to Care Policies with Timelines Chart
21-05: Updates to Practice From COVID-19
21-04: Organizational Provider’s Manual Updates
21-03: Guide to Procedure Codes Update
21-02: Access to Care Expectations & Reminders
21-01: Revised Beneficiary HandbookMental Health Plan – Beneficiary Handbook

20-08: Guide to Procedure Code Changes        Procedure Code Changes FAQs
20-07: PAVE Portal & Medi-Cal Rx Web Portal Enrollment           PAVE FAQs
20-06: TCM Needs Evaluation
20-05: ICC, IHBS, TBS Services           Pre-Authorization for IHBS/TBS/TFC FAQs
20-04: QAQI Meeting
20-03: Updates to the Included & Allowable ICD-10-CM Diagnoses Lists
20-02: Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders – Documentation and Claiming Reminders
20-01: Provision of SMHS During COVID-19

19-04: New Guide to Procedure Codes
19-03: CANS/PSC Update      CANS/PSC Update FAQs
19-02: CANS/PSC Implementation
19-01: Psychological Testing Procedure Code Changes

18-11: Included Diagnosis Update
18-10: Co-Practitioner Updates for Directly Operated Providers
18-09: Update MAA Manual
18-08: Timely Access to Care 
18-07: Updates Regarding MAT       MAT FAQs
18-06: Network Adequacy Submission and Guidance 
18-05: Medical Necessity and PEI
18-04: Documentation Reminders for Group
18-03: New Quality Assurance Requirements for Directly Operated Programs 
18-02: Final Rule: Network Adequacy
18-01: Updates Related to Co-Practitioners 

17-21: COS Updates
17-20: MFT PCC Title Change
17-19: Claiming for Record Review
17-18: Notice of Action (NOA) Letters A & E
17-17: Org Manual Updates ICC IHBS
17-16: Org Manual Updates Based on DHCS Info Notice
17-15: PA and Advanced Practice Pharmacists Added to A Guide to Procedure Codes
17-14: Org Manual Updates
17-13: Determining if a Treatment Service is Billable to Medi-Cal SMHS
17-12: COS Manual Updates 
17-11: Crisis Stabilization Lockouts MHSA Funding
17-10: Client Treatment Plan Reminders
17-09: Services Prior to the Completion of the Assessment 
(QA Bulletin 17-09 Has Been Superseded by QA Bulletin 21-08)
17-08: Claiming for Travel Time 
17-07: Diagnosing Using DSM5
17-06: New Legal Entity Chart Review Process 
17-05: Updates Included Dx Lists 
17-04: Expansion of ICC IHBS
17-03: Non-Billable & Never-Billable to Medi-Cal Procedure Codes Added to a Guide to Procedure Codes (Applies to IBHIS Only)
17-02: New Outcome Measurement Procedure Code 
17-01: Access to Care & Service Request Log Reminders, Updates, and Clarification 

16-09: Organizational Provider’s Manual Updates – Included Diagnoses List 
16-08: Revisions to the Guide to Procedure Codes 
16-07: ICD-10-CM Updates 
16-06: Community Outreach Services (COS)
16-05: DHCS Chart Review Findings & Timelines for Plans of Correction 
16-04: Organizational Providers Manual Updates
16-03: Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Chart Audi 
16-02: Chart Audit 
16-01: Service Verification 

15-08: ICD10& DSM5 Updated FAQs 
15-07: Medi-Cal Lockouts: CI and MSS
15-06: ICD10 & DSM5 FAQs 
15-05: Multiple Practitioners Providing a Single Service 
15-04: Organizational Provider’s Manual Revisions/Updates
15-03: Accurately Reflecting Services
15-02: New 90792 & Inactivation of M0064
15-01: Filling Out Forms and Writing Reports 

14-06: New QA Process Requirements for LE Contract Providers 
14-05: Organizational Providers Manual Updates
14-04: IBHIS Addendum Guide to Service & Procedure Codes 
14-03: Service Request Log Updates: Using the Service Request Tracking System 
14-02: Policy 104.09, Organizational Providers Manual Updates and Inactivation of SFPR/Coordination Page/Discharge Summary
14-01: Plan Development

13-06: Service Request Log & Beneficiary Acknowledgment of Receipt 
13-05: Authorized Registered Nurses 
13-04: Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) and Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS)
13-03: Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs)
13-02: Revised Guide to Procedure Codes
13-01: Senate Bill 1407: New Provision re Release/Access of Minor’s Mental Health Records

12-08: Changes to Procedure Codes Effective January 1, 2013 
12-07: New Guide to Quality Assurance Chart Review Requirements for DO Programs
12-06: Documentation Changes Based on the New State Contract
12-05: New Quality Assurance Division Leads 
12-04Updates to the Guide to Procedure Codes
12-03PEI CORS and Other Short Term EBPs: Completing Assessments and Client Care Plans
12-02HIPAA 5010 Compliance
12-01Procedure Code Update: Inactivation of 99361/99362 & Expansion of H0032

11-09New QA E-mail Address 
11-08Medi-Cal Lockouts & MHSA Funding
11-07New Minor Consent for Mental Health Services Law
11-06Evidence-Based Practice and Service Strategy Codes
11-05Top Five FAQ’s About Writing Objectives on the CCCP 
11-04Staff Taxonomy Status Updates
11-03Documentation & Claiming Reminders Based on Chart Reviews 
11-02Group Claiming
11-01 New Procedure Codes: Oral Administration of Medications & Medication Injections

10-02California Code of Regulation Changes which Alter the State DMH Audit Appeal Process
10-01Wraparound Providers Only-Procedure Code Changes 

09-11Changes to Information Required for a Claim Implemented Upon the Start of SD/MC II Claiming
09-10Changes in Procedure Codes for SD/MC II 
09-09Recording and Reporting a Mental Health Diagnosis 
09-08Services & Claims to Medi-Cal During the Assessment Period
09-07Opening Date for Episodes
09-06Update Regarding Procedure Codes Available under the MAT-DCFS and MAT-DMH Plans
09-05Updating Substance Use/Abuse Diagnoses and Dual Diagnosis Codes
09-04Clinical Audits by State DMH 
09-03Revision Organizational Provider’s Manual Chapter 1 CCCP
09-02Los Angeles County DMH ESPDT Audit Providers Having Records Audited
09-01EPSDT Audit Los Angeles County Legal Entity #19

08-05Claiming Changes Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal Quality Assurance
08-03Targeted Case Management Bulletin for Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal Providers 
08-2aGuidelines for Transferring/Managing Client and Claim Information When a Client Moves From One DMH Provider to Another DMH Provider Within the Same Legal Entity
08-2Guidelines for Transferring/Managing Client and Claim Information When a Client Moves From One DMH Provider to Another DMH Provider
08-1Targeted Case Management Documentation and Claiming Changes

07-2Procedure Codes Alert: Inappropriate Claiming of Outpatient Services When Client is in a 24-hour Facility
07-1Procedure Codes Alert: Accurate Usage of Individual Psychotherapy Versus Individual Rehabilitation

06-1Procedure Codes Alert: Medication Support Code Definitions Modified