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April 16, 2024

Allegheny County Department of Human Services Request for Proposal

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services recently issued the following Request for Proposals (RFP). Click the title to find out more details and submission information, or visit https://solicitations.alleghenycounty.us/ RFP for ...

April 15, 2024

Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)-24-02_Bulletin Delegate Statement of Policy – Clarification of contracted purchase of service agreement

The Department of Human Services (Department) previously issued guidance regarding the contracted delegate function for the delivery of emergency involuntary commitment services in the Office of Mental Health and Substance ...

April 10, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 4.10.2024

April 3, 2024

Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)-24-01 Restraint Seclusion and Exclusion Bulletin

PLEASE NOTE: THIS APPLIES ONLY TO STATE HOSPITALS AND THE SOUTH MOUNTAIN RESTORATION CENTER This bulletin updates OMHSAS policies and procedures regarding approved and prohibited restraint, seclusion, and exclusion practices ...

March 27, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 3.27.2024

March 26, 2024

Federal Funding Opportunity for Telehealth Infrastructure in Rural Areas –

Distance Learning & Telemedicine (DLT) Program Application Window Now Open DLT Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) Published A new funding window has opened for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine ...

March 22, 2024

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Programs Funding Opportunity

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to the Pennsylvania Behavioral Health System. The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) is pleased to announce the State Fiscal Year ...

March 20, 2024

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania Complex Case Workgroup Report

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) released their Complex Case Work Group: Findings and Recommendations (February 2024). This report provides an overview of complex cases, the current landscape, and ...

March 15, 2024

Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), 2024

On March 9, 2024, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2024, which was approved by the United States Congress on March 11, 2024. As stated by the National ...

March 14, 2024

Pennsylvania Selected to Address Health Related Social Needs and Advance Health Equity in Medicaid

The Center for Health Care Strategies announced Pennsylvania was selected along with eight other states (nine total) to join a learning series that was, "made possible through support from Kaiser ...