Division of Behavioral Health

The Department of Health and Social Services is working to restore availability to our systems. During this time, the Division of Behavioral Health would like to keep you aware of their available services:

Available Services

  • Staff are available by phone and email
  • Fax lines are operational
  • Direct Secure Messaging is available through HealthEConnect Alaska for PHI and HIPAA messages
  • Regular Video conferences
  • Updates through GovDelivery notices
  • Billing services through OPTUM
  • Forms are available by contacting program managers by phone or email
  • Open Beds: Treatment connections
    • The following reports from AKAIMS data are available by contacting the helpdesk.
    • Claim Item Detail by Batch Date - This billing report shows some client data and a lot of service-related information for all services that were released and batched
    • Client Chart - This report is run by client for one or more of the following parts of his/her chart: Profile, Intake, Emergency Services, AST, CSR, BHA, ASAM, Life Domain, Program Enrollment, Diagnosis, Encounter Notes, Miscellaneous Notes, Tx Plan, Tx Review, Medications, Discharge.
    • Client Notes Configurable- With one or more encounter notes in the file within the date range requested, this report pulls not only all the data on each note, but also can pull a great deal of other client data from the file.
    • Current Tx Plans for Open Cases- Exactly as the title implies; this will pull treatment plans.
    • Tabular Label Report- Shows clients with open cases, with address, phone, email, age, DOB, and Directing Clinician from the tx team.
    • ISA Funds-State to Agency - This shows agency funding available and spent as of May 18.
    • GPRA Due Date - Helps agencies track which clients are due a GPRA based on the last GPRA entered in the system.

Services that are currently unavailable:

  • All webpages for the division
  • Some forms that were posted to our website
  • Daily online bed counts
  • The Alaska Automated Information Management System (AKAIMS)
  • The Grants Electronic Management System (GEMS)

Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this issue. The department will continue to provide updates to the public as details are confirmed.

Public Comment Sought

Combined Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan (SABG and MHBG)

Public input is open for this SAMHSA grant application. To view the application, log into https://bgas.samhsa.gov/Module/BGAS/Users with the username citizenak and password citizen.
Once you log in, click on the link “View an Existing Application” then click the link “2022 Block Grant Application” Finally, click the tab “View Application” to view the current State of Alaska 2021 Block Grant application.

For questions please email HSS.DBH@Alaska.gov.