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General Notice: Public Notice: DRAFT Residential Treatment Services, Psychiatric Services, and CMHRS Provider Manuals for Stakeholder Input

CLOSED     Ended on 10/7/2017

The draft Residential Treatment Services,Community Mental Health Rehabilitation Services (CMHRS), and Psychiatric Services provider manuals are posted on the DMAS website for public comment through October 7, 2017.  Please see the overview and chart below for more details.

Overview of Changes: The changes in the Residential Treatment Services manual include adding language to the "Therapeutic Passes" section in Chapter IV, and also clarifies policy for seclusion and restraint to align with regulatory requirements. The changes in the Psychiatric Services and CMHRS manuals include the removal of the residential and group home coverage and refers to the new Residential Treatment Services manual for policy on residential and therapeutic group home services.

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Please Reject Proposed Changes! Lisa Layne, Resident in Counseling, Ainsworth Attachment Clinic  10/7/17  4:18 pm
Chapter II Psychiatric Services pages 15-16 Robert Miller, Sundog Psychology LLC  10/7/17  10:32 am
Chapter II pages 15-16 Proposed changes regarding provider qualifications Patricia Marlowe LCSW  10/7/17  12:22 am
RE: Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications Anna Cameron, Director of Mental Health Services, CHIP of Roanoke Valley  10/6/17  6:26 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications for Macel Janoschka, Board of Directors Family Service of Roanoke Valley  10/6/17  3:41 pm
Comments on the Draft Provider Manuals Andrea Meres, Crossroads Counseling Center  10/6/17  3:13 pm
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY AND DO NOT LIMIT ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH Evelyn S. Jordan Total Action for Progress Supportive Services for Veterans  10/6/17  1:18 pm
RE: Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications Rebekah Gunn, Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce  10/6/17  12:53 pm
Barriers to access! Emily Green, Roanoke County DSS  10/6/17  11:35 am
Please do not limit acess Children's Trust  10/6/17  11:28 am
Reject Proposed Changes Teresa Haase, PhD, LPC, ACS, Master of Arts in Counseling Program, EMU  10/6/17  11:27 am
PLEASE do not limit access Children's Trust -A mom of children needing these services  10/6/17  11:23 am
Chapter II Hanna Foster, The Collins Center  10/6/17  10:58 am
Please don't limit access Rachel Hensley  10/6/17  10:33 am
Psychiatric Services Chapter II pgs 15-16 Eliminating Counselors-In-Residency as Qualified Provider Sarah Brown, James Madison University  10/6/17  10:19 am
Do not reduce access Janice Dinkins Davidson, Children's Trust  10/6/17  10:13 am
Barriers to access Matthew DeCarlo  10/6/17  9:54 am
The need to provide mental health counseling in our community Elizabeth Irvin  10/6/17  9:10 am
Current Graduate Student and TDT Counselor Summer Puopolo, South Central Counseling Group  10/5/17  10:39 pm
Re: Proposed DMAS requirements changes for outpatient counseling Greg Feldmann, Director, Family Services of the Roanoke Valley  10/5/17  10:18 pm
Proposed DMAS changes to requirements for providers of mental health counseling Amanda N. Trent, PsyD, LCP, Sexual Assault Resource Agency  10/5/17  6:19 pm
Proposed Medicaid Changes Anita Lunsford, The Collins Center  10/5/17  6:14 pm
Chapter II - Changes regarding provider qualifications for Medicaid Michael Horst, Eastern Mennonite University  10/5/17  5:05 pm
Illogical regulatory changes Carol Hurst, PhD, LCSW Touchstone Counseling & Consultation  10/5/17  2:47 pm
Restricted residents from seeing clients relying on medicaid Samuel Hogan, James Madison University  10/5/17  2:31 pm
Chapter II, Pages 15-16 Kristen Myers, Crossroads Counseling Center  10/5/17  2:15 pm
Chapter II page 15-16 Changes Regarding Provider Qualifications Erica Clymer, LPC, Crossroads Counseling Center  10/5/17  2:12 pm
Chapter II page 15-16 Changes Regarding Provider Qualifications Caitlin Powell, Augusta Counseling Group  10/5/17  1:39 pm
Chapter II pages 15,16 Margaret Grubb, Collins Center and Child Advocacy Center  10/5/17  1:23 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications Julianne Davison, Carilion Clinic inpatient psychiatric hospital  10/5/17  1:14 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications Mary Feamster, Charlottesville Albemarle Coalition for Healthy Youth  10/5/17  12:25 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications for Sandra C. Pratt, Family Service of Roanoke Valley Board Member  10/5/17  12:05 pm
Chapter II, page 15-16 Changes Regarding Provider Qualifications Jeff Lown, Crossroads Counseling Center  10/5/17  11:42 am
Chapter II page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications for outpatient counseling Annie Ramsay, South Central Counseling Group  10/5/17  11:35 am
Chapter II, page 15-16 Changes Regarding Provider Qualifications Aaron Boggs, Crossroads Counseling Center  10/5/17  11:06 am
Chapter II, page 15-16 Changes Regarding Provider Qualifications Lynier Linton, Eastern Shore Community Services Board  10/5/17  10:49 am
Chapter II 15-16 DMAS Requirements Regarding Provider Qualifications for Outpatient Counseling Bonnie Lungren, LCSW - private practice  10/5/17  10:48 am
Mental Health Sandra Cook (CASA)  10/5/17  9:48 am
Changes to DMAS Amy Anderson, CASA Volunteer  10/5/17  9:41 am
Chapter II 15-16 DMAS Requirements Regarding Provider Qualifications for Outpatient Counseling Paige Nolt, South Central Counseling Group  10/5/17  9:26 am
Chapter II page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications for outpatient counseling Miles Davison, Thriving Families Counseling Center  10/4/17  7:56 pm
Chapter II page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications for outpatient counseling Nicole Hoffman Miller, Psychological Health Roanoke  10/4/17  6:37 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric services Pages 15-16 Jamie Starkey, Family Service of Roanoke Valley  10/4/17  5:14 pm
Vague wording on page 62 of CMHRS Chapter 2 Paul Dearman, Resident in Counseling, Community Intervention Associates LLC  10/4/17  4:44 pm
Provider Qualifications - Residential Services Vanessa Lane, Grafton IHN  10/4/17  4:33 pm
Reject Proposed Changes to Chapter II, pages 15-16 Noel Anderson, Anderson Music Therapy  10/4/17  4:18 pm
2) RE: Chapter II, Psychiatric Services, page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualificat Ruth Cassell, Family Service of Roanoke Valley  10/4/17  3:58 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric Services, page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications Sharon Jarrett Thacker, Family Service of Roanoke Valley  10/4/17  3:55 pm
Chapter II, Psychiatric Services page 15-16 Dave Prosser, BOD Family Servives of Roanoke Valley  10/4/17  3:54 pm
Residential Treatment Services - EPSDT TGH Vanessa Lane, Grafton IHN  10/4/17  2:46 pm
Reject Proposed Changes Gregory Czyszczon, Ph.D., LPC  10/4/17  12:00 pm
Chapter II page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications for outpatient counseling Melissa Hays-Smith, LCSW  10/4/17  8:39 am
Proposed Changes Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW, Crossroads Family Counseling Center,LLC  10/4/17  8:22 am
Chapter II page 15-16, DMAS requirements regarding provider qualifications Angie Anderson, Serenity Counseling Center  10/3/17  11:39 pm
Chapter II, p 15-16 provider qualifications Martha S. Anderson, GCNS, Director: Family Services of Roanoke Valley  10/3/17  10:27 pm
Chapter II, page 15-16 Changes Regarding Provider Qualifications Susan Owen Thriving Families Counseling  10/3/17  8:25 pm
Chapter II, page 15-16 regarding provider qualifications Karen Pillis, Family Service of Roanoke Valley  10/3/17  1:27 pm
Chapter II, page 15-16 regarding provider qualifications Sarah Harig, Family Service of Roanoke Valley  10/3/17  11:41 am
Chapter 2 Psychiatric Services; page 9; #4 Tara Pappas, UMFS  9/8/17  9:57 am
Chapter IV page 23 Tara Pappas, UMFS  9/8/17  9:46 am
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