Coverage of Behavioral Services for Youth with Substance Use Disorders

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services, Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services

”Coverage of Behavioral Services for Youth with Substance Use Disorders,” (PDF, 16 pages) aims to help states (a) design a benefit that will meet the needs of youth with substance use disorders and their families and (b) comply with their obligations under Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment requirements. This guidance is based on research and results of a SAMHSA-supported technical expert panel. Learn more (PDF, 16 pages).