Guide Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD) Manual

The Substance Use Disorder Treatment Manual provides the regulations, administrative and billing instructions, and service codes for substance use disorder treatment providers. See 130 CMR 450.124 for important information about payment for behavioral health services for MassHealth members. The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) establishes rates for MassHealth services. See 101 CMR 346.00. MassHealth issues transmittal letters to update any part of the provider manual. MassHealth issues provider bulletins to communicate information that is not contained in the provider manual. Each part of the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Manual is listed below from beginning to end. You can print each part separately (or any individual pages) or print all parts for a complete manual.

Table of Contents

  • Table of contents pages i, ii, ii-a, and iii appear at the beginning of Subchapter 1 below.
  • Table of contents page iv appears at the beginning of Subchapter 4 below.
  • Table of contents page v (see below) 
  • Table of contents page vi (see below) 

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Preface

See below for the Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD) Manual Preface.

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Subchapters 1 through 3

Administrative and Billing Regulations (apply to all providers).

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Subchapter 4

See below for the Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD) provider regulations (130 CMR 418.000).

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Subchapter 5

The Administrative and Billing Instructions (Subchapter 5) are divided into seven parts. For instructions for electronic billing, refer to the MassHealth Companion Guides. To request a copy of any of the MassHealth Companion Guides please contact MassHealth Customer Service Center at 1-800-841-2900. For instructions for billing MassHealth using paper claim forms refer to MassHealth Billing Guides for Paper Claim Submitters.

Please see below for Subchapter 5: Administrative and Billing Instructions.

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Subchapter 6

See below for service codes for the Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD) Manual.

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MassHealth Provider Manual Appendices

The MassHealth generic appendices contained in all provider manuals (Appendices A, C, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z) and provider-specific manual appendices.

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