Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
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7/14/22  9:44 pm
Commenter: Tamara Starnes, BRBH

Mobile Crisis Preadmission Screening


  • The manual notes Preadmission Screening Clinicians (prescreeners) who are not LMHP or in supervision need to have their assessments signed off by a LMHP. 
    • We continue to advocate that billing for this level of staff be allowed based on existing State Level Certifications (suggest attempting to get a waiver to make it allowable). Staff that meet the 2016 certification document standards are well trained and qualified to provide the service, many have been doing so competently for many years. 
CommentID: 122465