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Office of Mental Health

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Overview

What are the HCBS?

Home and community-based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid beneficiaries with behavioral health conditions to receive services in their own home or community.

HARPs manage the enhanced benefit package of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). HARPs will use HCBS to provide person-centered recovery services to eligible people with mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

Pending CMS approval, here is the list of HCBS services:

  • Rehabilitation
    • Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)
    • Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST)
  • Crisis Intervention
    • Short-Term Crisis Respite
    • Intensive Crisis Respite
  • Habilitation
  • Empowerment Services/Peer Supports
  • Support Services
    • Family Support and Training
    • Non-Medical Transportation
  • Individual Employment Support Services
    • Prevocational Services
    • Transitional Employment Services
    • Intensive Supported Employment
    • On-Going Supported Employment
  • Educational Support Services
  • Self-Directed Services - will be included initially as a demonstration only and not available statewide.

Please contact OMH Managed Care with any questions, comments or problems you may be experiencing with this site. If you would like to file a complaint about behavioral health managed care, please visit the Information on Filing a Complaint Page. Providers, if you have any questions about the managed care implementation, please complete and send a question form.