CMS approves mobile crisis intervention teams to provide Medi-Cal beneficiaries crisis services

Aug 2, 2023

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To expand access to community-based mental health and crisis care relating to substance use for Medi-Cal beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently approved coverage of mobile crisis intervention teams. Through these mobile teams, behavioral healthcare providers will be available 24/7 for Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are experiencing crises.

CMS approves mobile crisis intervention teams to provide Medi-Cal beneficiaries crisis services