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Office of Mental Health

Clinic Reimbursement & Policy Guidance

This site is intended to be a quick reference guide for all stakeholders looking for information on clinic services.


  • Standards of Care Anchor Element for Clinic (May 25th, 2021) - OMH has issued the Clinic Standards of Care Anchor Element document updated to align with the changes to Part 599.10 of Clinic Regulations. Additionally, OMH is currently working to update the aligning Standards of Care Anchor Element Guidance and Resources, References and Tools documents.
  • Claim Submission - Attending and Referring Line (July 24, 2020) - OMH has issued guidance to reiterate acceptable billing practices with respect to the Attending and Referring fields of a claim. Additional information can be found in the Part 599 guidance document.
  • Part 599 Guidance Document has been Updated (January 1, 2021) - Updated to reflect that effective 1/1/21, the AMA discontinued the use of 99201.
  • Clinic IOP Guidance (February 1, 2017) - The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) level of service will provide a concentrated treatment option for community-based services across New York State.
  • Developmental and Psychological Testing - OMH has issued guidance for the new billing requirements of Developmental and Psychological Testing effective July 1, 2019.