December, 2000

Information Bulletin 00-35
CMHC-01

Community Mental Health Centers
New/Revised Material

Effective January 9, 2001

Purpose:

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform providers of revised material. The material regarding certification procedures and guidelines for CMHCs revises procedures for approving CMHCs seeking Medicare approval and changing ownership. The procedures also formalize the use of an onsite visit to CMHCs to ensure that Federal participation requirements are met. In addition, the revision includes the contents of various policy memoranda concerning CMHCs.

Copies of the State Operations Transmittal 23 can be obtained from the Health Care Financing (HCFA) web site at:

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/pm_trans/R23SOM.pdf

Please Note: At the time of this mailing the above address is correct. However HCFA web site addresses are subject to change. As MDH becomes aware of these changes we will update the HCFA address on this bulletin.

If you have any questions regarding this Information Bulletin, please contact in writing:

Minnesota Department of Health
Compliance Monitoring Division
Licensing and Certification Program
85 East Seventh Place, Suite 300
PO Box 64900
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0900
Voice: (651) 201-4101

Updated Friday, 25-Mar-2011 14:06:51 CDT