Changes in Behavioral Health Treatment (BHT) for individuals receiving Medi-Cal
The state of California intends to provide BHT services as a covered Medi-Cal benefit
For individuals under 21 years of age with autism spectrum disorder, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has communicated a change that will effect persons currently receiving BHT through regional center funding. Behavior Health Treatment will be provided as a covered benefit, meaning families will receive the service funded by Medi-Cal.
Your Service Coordinator will be working with you on this transition.
DHCS has put out a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document to help the public understand the changes.
Please click on the links below to learn more. If you have any questions about this transition, please speak to your Service Coordinator.