Home and Community-Based Services — Adult Mental Health

Home and Community-Based Services-Adult Mental Health is a program that provides home and community-based services to adults with serious mental illness. The program provides an array of services, to match each person's needs. This helps the person to live and experience successful tenure in their chosen community. Services are designed to support long-term recovery from mental illness.

Training

Forms/Handbooks/Rates

Forms

HCBS-AMH Manual

Rates

Current payment rates were posted effective May 1, 2014. The Health and Human Services Commission has a comprehensive overview of the rate schedules.

Recovery management transitional day rate: After a period of three months, recovery management transitional services will be paid at a day rate. The recovery manager is not eligible to bill for recovery management transitional services provided after the person's stay exceeds 180 days. The day rate is $19.28.

Billing Guidelines

Statutes/Rules

Formatted State Rules

HHS maintains the formatted versions of rules related to this program on its website to enhance public access to program information. The Texas Register and the Texas Administrative Code remain the official sources for all HHS rules.

Provider Agency Resources

HCBS-AMH providers must immediately report suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation of an adult with disabilities to DFPS at 800-252-8400 or online.
Texas Abuse Hotline