Policies & Procedures
This page contains Policies and Procedures as well as Statutes and Regulations that affect the Division of Behavioral Health.
You can view the completed Notice of Use of Private Health Care Information, the HIPAA policies and procedures and other information at this link.
ATTENTION: Provider Business Office Managers and Alaska Medicaid Billers:
New Billing Rules for Group Services
Effective on and after August 7, 2009. Claims will be processed under new rules.
Use this link for information.
Inpatient Standards and Eligibility Manual for DES/DET reimbursement
Medicaid Regulations including recent changes
Quality Assurance Reduced MH file checklist and medical necessity item checklist
Statutes. Administrative Code & Regulations
Title 7 AAC 43.005 -18. Substance Abuse Rehabilitative Services
Health Care Services
Title 7 AAC 43.005 - Division of Health Care Services Administrative Provisions. Includes direct links to these Articles: 2. Physician Services, 3. Long-Term Care - Intermediate Care Facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities, 4. Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded or Persons with Related Conditions, Hospital Services, 6. Children's Services, 7. Mental Health Services, 8. Authorization of Mental Health Rehabilitation Services, 9. Medical Transportation Services, 10. Inpatient Psychiatric Services, 11. Prescribed Drugs and Medical Supplies, 12. Dental Services, 15. Mental Health Clinic Services,16. Rates for Mental Health Services, 17. Mental Health Rehabilitation Services, 18. Substance Abuse Rehabilitative Services, 19.Consumer-Directed and Agency-Based Personal Care Services, 20. Home Health Care Services, 22. Rural Health Clinic Services, 23. Federally Qualified Health Centers, 28. Home and Community-Based Waiver Services Program, 29. Telemedicine Applications
Statutes, Administrative Codes and Regulations
AS 44.29.020 - The Department of Health and Social Services shall administer the state programs of public health and social services...
AS 47.05. ADMINISTRATION OF WELFARE, SOCIAL SERVICES AND INSTITUTIONS
AS 47.30.051 - 47.30.056 - Submissions requiring use of Trust money.
47.30.350. Article 02. CONSTRUCTION OF MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITALS AND FACILITIES
47.30.580. Comprehensive Services and Sec. 47.30.590. Patient rights and the confidential nature of records and information.
Article 6 State Mental Health Policy - purpose, rights, powers and duties of department,
Article 7 Alaska Mental Health Board
Chapter 47 AS 12.47.010 - 12.47.130 Insanity and Competency to Stand Trial
Chapter 47.31. Mental Health Treatment Assistance Program - Eligibility, rates, payment, appeals
Title 7 - AAC Alaska Administrative Code - Health and Social Services
Title 7 Part 5 AAC Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
7 AAC 71 grant regs apply to a community mental health center receiving financial assistance - thru 7AAC 71.405
Chapter 72 Civil Commitment - 7 AAC 72.010 - 7 AAC 75.020
Chapter 78. Grant Programs
AS 18.20. Regulation of Hospitals
AS 18 - Health Safety and Housing