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Certified/Registered AOD Counselor (AOD Counselor)

Service AreaProcedure Name Displayed in EHRProcedure Definition (Developed by CalMHSA)
DMC, DMC-ODSAlcohol and/or drug screeningUsed to document administration/review of alcohol and/or drug screening.
DMC-ODSAOD TreatmentThis code falls under "Recovery Services". Used to document alcohol and/or other drug treatment program services. Per hour
DMC, DMC-ODSASAM AssessmentDocuments determination of ASAM criteria and each code is for a different amount of time: G2011: 5-14 minutes G0396: 15-30 minutes G0397: 30+ minutes
MH, DMC, DMC-ODSCare Coordination Outside System of CareFor SMHS: This service is designated by HCPCS code H2021 and refers to coordination of care between providers in the Mental Health System and providers who are outside the Mental Health system. H2021 can only be used to show that a delivery-system coordination of care has occurred. For other kinds of coordination, other service codes must be used. Per 15 minutes. For DMC & DMC-ODS: This service is designated by HCPCS code H2021 and refersto coordination of care between providers in the Drug Medi-Cal System and providers who are outside the Drug medi-Cal System. H2021 can only be used to show that a delivery-system coordination of care has occurred. For other kinds of coordination, other service codes must be used. Per 15 minutes.
DMC, DMC-ODSClient EducationThe DHCS billing manual states that this should be utilized to submit claims for Patient Education Services. Per 15 minutes
DMC, DMC-ODSComprehensive Community SupportsServices related to helping patients access needed medical, social, educational, and other health-related services. Per 15 minutes. For DMC-ODS this is a "Recovery Service" and for DMC this is a "Treatment Planning" service.
DMC-ODSContingency ManagementThis procedure must be used to submit claims for Contingency Management Services. 15 minutes
MH, DMC, DMC-ODSCrisis Intervention/Mobile CrisisA service, lasting less than 24 hours, to or on behalf of a beneficiary for a condition that requires more timely response than a regularly scheduled visit. Service activities include but are not limited to one or more of the following: assessment, collateral and therapy. Clinical providers who are providing crisis intervention should consider whether Psychotherapy for Crisis would be a more appropriate code for the service rendered. Per 15 minutes
DMC, DMC-ODSDischarge PlanningUtilized when developing discharge summaries and/or discharge plans and reviewing these documents with the beneficiary.
DMC, DMC-ODSFamily/Couple CounselingAlcohol and/or substance abuse services provided with a family/couple.
DMC, DMC-ODSGroup CounselingGroup counseling related to alcohol and/or drug services. 15 minutes
DMC, DMC-ODSIndividual CounselingIndividual Counseling consists of contacts with a beneficiary. Individual counseling can include contact with family members or other collaterals if the purpose of the collateral’s participation is to focus on the treatment needs of the beneficiary by supporting the achievement of the beneficiary's treatment goals. 15 minutes
MH, DMC, DMC-ODSOral Medication AdministrationAdministration of oral medication with direct observation. 15 minutes. This code is also used by LVNs/LPTs and Pharmacists to document the administration of injectable medications.
DMC-ODSPrenatal Risk AssessmentAdministration of risk assessment related to prenatal care.
DMC, DMC-ODSPsychoeducationIncludes providing information regarding mental illness and substance abuse and teaches problem-solving, communication, and coping skills to support recovery and resilience. Per 15 minutes
MH, DMC-ODSPsychosocial Rehab - Individual

For SMHS, "Rehabilitation” means a service activity which includes, but is not limited to assistance in improving, maintaining, or restoring a beneficiary’s or group of beneficiaries’ functional skills, daily living skills, social and leisure skills, grooming and personal hygiene skills, meal preparation skills, and support resources; and/or medication education. Per 15 minutes.

For DMC-ODS, rehabilitation falls under Recovery Services and can document education related to mental health, substance abuse, independent living, social, coping and interpersonal skills, relapse prevention, etc. Per 15 minutes.

MH, DMC-ODSPsychosocial Rehabilitation Group

For SMHS, "Rehabilitation” means a service activity which includes, but is not limited to assistance in improving, maintaining, or restoring a beneficiary’s or group of beneficiaries’ functional skills, daily living skills, social and leisure skills, grooming and personal hygiene skills, meal preparation skills, and support resources; and/or medication education.

For DMC-ODS, rehabilitation falls under Recovery Services and can document education related to mental health, substance abuse, independent living, social, coping and interpersonal skills, relapse prevention, etc.

DMC, DMC-ODSSUD Crisis InterventionSUD Crisis Intervention Services consist of contacts with a beneficiary in crisis. A crisis means an actual relapse or an unforeseen event or circumstance, which presents to the beneficiary an imminent threat of relapse. These services should focus on alleviating the crisis problem, be limited to the stabilization of the beneficiary’s immediate situation and be provided in the least intensive level of care that is medically necessary to treat their condition.
DMC, DMC-ODSSUD ScreeningScreening to determine the appropriate services for an individual seeking treatment.
MHTBS"Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) is an adjunctive program that supports other services patients are currently receiving. TBS is an intensive, individualized, one-to-one behavioral health service available to children/youth with serious emotional challenges and their families, who are under 21 years old and have full-scope Medi-Cal. Per 15 minutes. "
MHTCM/ICCServices that assist a beneficiary to access needed medical, educational, social, prevocational, vocational, rehabilitative, or other community services. The service activities may include, but are not limited to, communication, coordination, and referral; monitoring service delivery to ensure beneficiary access to service and the service delivery system; monitoring of the beneficiary’s progress; placement services; and plan development. Each 15 minutes. This is also the code utilized to capture Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) services.