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February 26, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $5.1M in Support of LGBTQI+ Youth and Families

On Friday, February 16, 2024, The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded 4 grants totaling $5.1 ...

February 14, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 2.14.2024

February 2, 2024

Changes to Eligibility Requirements for Certified Peer Specialist

The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) successfully worked with The Centers for Meidcare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to revise the State Medicaid Plan regarding the qualifications ...

January 31, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 1.31.2024

January 29, 2024

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Announces $50 Million in Grants to Deliver Critical School-Based Health Services to Children

On 1/24/24, the United States Department of Health and Human (DHS) through CMS announced $50 million in grants to link children to services such as mental health supports at school. ...

January 29, 2024

Nursing Compact Statement of Policy

1/26/2024 This communication contains important information on a Joint Statement of Policy released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the State Board of Nursing, and the Department of Human Services, ...

January 19, 2024

Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) Announces New Model to Advance Integration in Behavioral Health

On 1/18/2024, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through CMS announced a new "no wrong door" approach for accessing mental health, substance use and physical health supports. This ...

January 17, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 1.17.2024

January 11, 2024

Shapiro-Davis Administration Announces $155 Million in School Safety and Security Grant Funds

January 11, 2024 Shapiro-Davis Administration Announces $155 Million in School Safety and Security Grant Funds Funding Supports Improved Safety and Security and Mental Health Supports for Students and Staff in Pennsylvania’s ...

January 9, 2024

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency – Grant Opportunities

The following Grant Opportunities are now open in PCCD's Egrants System: Funding Announcement Title: PAYS Survey Design ConsultantPlan Year:2023Release Date:12/28/2023Due Date:2/12/2024Concept Papers Required:NoCompetitive/Noncompetitive:CompetitiveAmount Announced:$200,000.00 The primar... This content is for PCCYFS ...