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November 29, 2022

Bulletin OMHSAS-22-07 Emergency Involuntary Commitments (Mental Health Emergency Services: Applying the 120-hour timeframe for Emergency Involuntary Commitments- Revised)

This revision provides clarification on the 2 hour physician examination timeframe

November 29, 2022

More Protections Coming for PA Children’s Service Providers

HB 2214 was recently signed by Govenor Tom Wolf

November 23, 2022

Shapiro-Davis Announce Transition Leadership Groups

Governor-Elect Shapiro will remain as attorney general until sworn in as governor in January.

November 22, 2022

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 11/22/2022

November 18, 2022

PCCYFS Annual Conference Call for Presenters

Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2023

November 9, 2022

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations updates as of 11/9/2022

November 3, 2022

Crushing Caseloads and Low Wages Drive Out Foster Care Workers, But Children Pay the Price

Advocates say chronic turnover must be addressed or the system will continue to fail children and families.

November 3, 2022

Current Status of Suspended Regulations Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Update as of 11/1/2022

November 3, 2022

Temporary Suspension of Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) Bulletins and Guidance Documents to End on December 31, 2022

As discussed during the October OMHSAS Stakeholder webinar, the temporary suspension of provisions in certain OMHSAS bulletins, and other non-regulatory guidance documents, will expire on December 31, 2022. If you ...

November 1, 2022

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Funding Opportunity

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) announces the availability of up to $250,000 in federal funds to support the 2022 Assessing R/ED in Pennsylvania's Criminal Justice in Pennsylvania's ...