Information for providers

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Adult Mental Health

Adults with Cognitive and Physical Disability

  • Adult Protection Services - Reportable events procedures
  • Community Case Management - Providing information on case management services to adults with mental retardation and autism
  • PCP Forms – The PCP Data Collection Form is a data collection tool
  • Protocol/Guidelines - Provide guidance to BH staff and Provider agencies as to the expectations and limits that must be recognized relative to the use and funding of Employment and vacancies in group living arrangements.
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Behavioral Health

  • Behavioral Health Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Resources - Numerous national resources providing information regarding evidence-based practices and the use of research and data to promote quality mental health services
  • EIS - This secure, HIPAA compliant application is geared toward treatment data collection to manage the data for the Mental Health, Developmental Services and Children's Behavioral Health clients of the department. Demographics, treatment plans, Developmental Service member specific rates, progress notes and wait list information are a few of the areas this application focuses on. Enterprise Information System (EIS) Training
  • Integrated Care for Co-occurring Conditions (COSII) - work with providers to integrate care, we provide extensive training and technical support, and we work with consumer and provider committees to change policies and procedures at the state level
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Children

  • Chafee Foster Care Independence Program - A program for older youth in the custody, or continued care of the Department of Health and Human Services. Includes State Plan and policy information.
  • Child Abuse Action Network - A multi-disciplinary, public and private sector committee committed to enhancing the professional and public response to child abuse in Maine.
  • Child Care Providers - Information on the requirements to become a Child Care Provider in Maine. Includes links to training resources, licensing requirements, and more.
  • Child Welfare Services Practice Model - Providing an overview of Child and Family Services' practice model in providing services to families and the community.
  • Children's Behavioral Health - Includes information on eligibility, forms, services and supports, policies and procedures, assessment, licensing
    • Forms - Forms and instructions for accessing Children’s Behavioral Health Services: Habilitation Services MaineCare Section 28, 65 HCT (Children’s Home and Community and Community Based Treatment)
    • Provider meetings - District agenda and minutes for providers
    • Contact Information - District contacts for providers
    • Provider list - for Children’s Home and Community Based Treatment, Habilitation Services MaineCare Section 28, Mental Health Case Management Agency List, and Mental Retardation Case Management Agency List.
  • Levels of Care - The process for assessing the service needs of all Maine children currently in foster care and new children entering foster care.
  • Maine Children's Cabinet External site disclaimer - Interdepartmental initiative creating and promoting coordinated policies and service delivery systems that support children, families and communities.
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Elderly

Financial Management

General

  • Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services - Responsible for licensing medical and long term care facilities, assisted living, residential care, Private Non-Medical Institutions, mental health service providers, substance abuse agencies, and programs and services to children. The Division is also responsible for regulation of health care facilities and providers under the Certificate of Need Act, the Hospital Cooperation Act and laws pertaining to Continuing Care Retirement Communities.
  • Division of Purchases (State) External site disclaimer - Resources for providers doing business with the State of Maine. Includes forms, RFP information, policy, rules and more.
  • Maine HealthCost - This web site was developed by the Maine Health Data Organization in accordance with its mandate to produce reports related to health care facility and practitioner payments for services rendered to Maine residents.
  • Contract Manangement (DHHS) - Responsible for managing service agreements with DHHS, providing technical assistance, and and providing information about contract management to Department staff, providers, consumers and interested viewers.
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Language Access

MaineCare Services

  • Main Provider page - Provides links to a variety of resources, including Provider Enrollment, billing instructions, policy, rules, forms, electronic billing, etc.
  • Become a MaineCare Provider - information and forms you need to become a MaineCare (Medicaid) provider in Maine.
  • Pharmacy Unit - State of Maine - In the Pharmacy Unit of DHHS, we provide Members with information on Prescription Drug Plans. We keep Members, Pharmacies, and Healthcare providers up-to-date on changes in policy and regulations. If you have a question or need assistance with your drug plan or a policy. Includes the MaineCare Preferred Drug List.
  • Proposed, Recently Adopted, Emergency and Other rules related to MaineCare
    • MaineCare Benefits Manual - (Secretary of State's Office) -
      Note: The Secretary of State's (SOS) site is the 'official' repository of state rules and regulation. However, there may be a delay in posting recently adopted rules to their site. It is recommended you check with the OMS site (above) to confirm there are no recently adopted rules which have yet to be posted on the SOS site.
  • MaineCare Benefits Manual - Updates - Proposed, Recently Adopted, Emergency and Other rules related to MaineCare
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