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Office of Mental Health

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC)

What is a CCBHC?

The purpose of a CCBHC is to:

These clinics must directly provide or contract with Designated Collaborating Organizations (DCOs) to provide nine types of required services:

*CCBHC must directly provide
**May be provided by CCBHC and/or DCO

CCBHC demonstration services must be provided to all individuals regardless of their service area and/or ability to pay, both within and outside of the clinic setting.

Updated Guidance:

CCBHC Provider Manual

SAMHSA CCBHC Certification Criteria

CCBHC Quality Data Reporting

CCBHC Year 8 Medicaid Rate Methodology

Additional information about the demonstration:

CCBHC Demonstration Timeline

CCBHC Data Sharing with Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) (pending update)

CCBHC MCO Operations Manual (pending update)

CCBHC Prospective Payment System (PPS) (pending update)

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics | SAMHSA

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing


Further questions may be submitted to the NYS Office of Mental Health CCBHC Mailbox.