MassHealth provides health-care benefits to certain low and medium-income people living in Massachusetts. MassHealth has significantly expanded behavioral health services available to certain children under the age of 21 by paying for six new home- and community-based services. The goal of these services is to help children and youth with significant behavioral, emotional and mental health needs achieve success in home, school and community.

Medical Necessity Criteria for Services

Performance Specifications

State Agency Protocols

CBHI collaborated with Executive Office of Health and Human Services agencies to develop referral protocols for accessing MassHealth's new and existing behavioral health services. The following list represents the protocols that are available.

This information is provided by MassHealth pdf format of Department of Public Health BSAS
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