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ARTS PROVIDER MANUAL - FINAL APRIL 19, 2017
bullet ARTS Provider Manual Cover Memo
bullet ARTS Provider Requirements - Chapter II
bullet ARTS Covered Services - Chapter IV
bullet ARTS Billing Instructions - Chapter V
bullet ARTS Utilization Review - - Chapter VI
ARTS SERVICES AUTHORIZATION FORMS
ARTS Service Authorization Forms for ASAM Levels 2.1/2.5/3.1/3.5/3.7/4.0 - UPDATED AS OF 3/17/17
bullet ARTS Initial Service Authorization Request form - word fillable - Effective 4/1/17
bullet ARTS Service Authorization Extension Request form - word fillable - Effective 4/1/17
ARTS Substance Use Case Management Registration Form
bullet Magellan Registration Form including Substance Use Case Management
bullet ARTS Registration Form for Substance Use Case Management for MCOs and MMPs
Pharmacy Service Authorization Forms
bullet DMAS Pharmacy Service Authorization Forms  - including oral buprenorphine (DMAS-P182), short-acting opioids (DMAS - P227) and long acting opioids (DMAS-168)
ADDICTION AND RECOVERY TREATMENT SERVICES (ARTS) CREDENTIALING INFORMATION
bullet Pathways for Becoming ARTS Provider
bullet ARTS Attestation Form for ASAM Level 2.1 to 4.0
bullet ARTS Attestation Form for Opioid Treatment Programs
bullet ARTS Organizational Staff Roster
bullet ARTS Network Relations Contacts
bullet ARTS Managed Care Regional Map
OFFICE BASED OPIOID TREATMENT (OBOT) - Updated as of 3/10/2017
bullet ARTS Attestation Form for Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) Programs
bullet ARTS OBOT Organizational Staff Roster
bullet ARTS OBOT Credentialing Checklist
ADDICTION AND RECOVERY TREATMENT SERVICES (ARTS) PROGRAM UPDATES – SPRING 2017
bullet ARTS Program Update – One Pager
bullet ARTS Updates and Network Adequacy Maps

ADDICTION AND RECOVERY TREATMENT SERVICES (ARTS) PROVIDER MANUAL TRAINING SESSIONS

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is conducting several provider training sessions on the Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) implementation effective April 1, 2017. These sessions will review the new ARTS Provider Manual including provider requirements, covered services, documentation and billing requirements and the ARTS reimbursement structure. Click here for the training dates and the registration links.

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADDICTION DISEASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING OPPORTUNITY!

Expanding Care with the Virginia ARTS Benefit:
Addressing The Disease of Addiction In Your Outpatient Clinic
Removing the Frustration with Opiate Use

No Cost Statewide Trainings for Clinicians and Behavioral Health Professionals

***Special Instructions:

Clinicians attending the live Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT) Half and Half live (required in total 8 hour) MAT Waiver Training MUST register for the Virginia Department of Health full day training
In response to the statewide opioid epidemic and in support of the new Virginia Medicaid Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) Benefit launching April 1, 2017, the Virginia Department of Health will host free, statewide trainings intended for broad spectrum healthcare clinical and behavioral health providers, focusing on integrating substance use disorder management business and clinical delivery models and removing the frustration with treating opioid use disorders in outpatient clinical practices.

Attend to learn more:

  • Utilizing the Virginia Medicaid's Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) new SUD benefit, with increasing reimbursement rates up to 400% for many of substance abuse services and some services rates higher than commercial plans
  • Assessing, screening, and monitoring of the patient at risk for substance use disorders
  • Identifying substance use disorders and addiction as potentially underlying disorders
  • Integrating SUD treatment management outpatient clinical practice and behavioral health care interventions in outpatient practice
  • Removing barriers and address challenges to integration, coordination, and operational practice
  • Developing of a seamless substance use disorders treatment within primary care business model

Click here to learn more about training dates and registration.

Click here for the VDH Addiction Disease Management full day training slides.

Click here for the Addiction Disease Management Administrative Training Webinar Series


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ADDICTION MEDICINE PLACEMENT CRITERIA TRAINING OPPORTUNITY!

An essential part of successful implementation of the Virginia Medicaid Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) Benefit is providers' thorough knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria for individual assessment and placement. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) has engaged Train for Change, Inc., a nationally known organization with specific expertise in this area, to provide system-wide training to assist Community Service Boards (CSBs), their contract agencies, managed care organizations (MCOs) and their contracted providers in learning the ASAM Criteria. Click here for more information on the training dates and registration for Medicaid ARTS providers.


CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES 1115 WAIVER FOR ARTS
bullet CMS Award Letter for the ARTS 1115 Waiver
bullet CMS Special Terms and Conditions
bullet Concept Paper: 1115 Waiver for Addiction Treatment Services
bullet Themes from the ARTS Public Comment Periods
ADDICTION AND RECOVERY TREATMENT SERVICES (ARTS) PROGRAM INFORMATION
bullet ARTS Powerpoint Presentation
bullet ARTS Fact Sheet
bullet ARTS Reimbursement Structure - FINAL February 28, 2017
bullet Virginia Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Application - August 5, 2016
bullet August 10, 2016 ARTS Provider Memo
bullet ARTS Billing Methods by ASAM Level of Care
bullet DBHDS Licensing and ASAM LOC Crosswalk
bullet DBHDS OTP/MAT License Technical Assistance (March 2017)
WORKGROUP MEETING INFORMATION
bullet ARTS Workgroup Meetings
CERTIFIED SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING RESOURCES
bullet Board of Counseling CSAC Certification Guidance
bullet CSAC Exam: The National Certified Addiction Counselor Level 1 (NCAC I) Exam: NCC AP Testing
bullet Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Community College Courses
EXTERNAL LINKS
bullet Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Office of Licensing
bullet CMS State Medicaid Director Letter SMD # 15-003
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Ask questions or let us know if you would like to join a stakeholder distribution list
bullet SUD@dmas.virginia.gov