Specifications include, but are not limited to: Provider will accept all DHS client referrals regardless of outstanding bills or lack of insurance coverage. Preferred method of communication for making referrals is telephone.
Provider will exhaust all other funding mechanisms including but not limited to Medicaid, Medicare or private insurance before charging dollars to this funding stream.
Provider will perform emergency substance abuse evaluations for clients referred by DHS within 3 working business days from the time of referral. If client’s extenuating circumstances prevent this timeline from being possible the Contractor must contact the DHS employee that made the referral to notify them of the situation. This is to be noted on the respective quarterly report.