ND DHS Comments

February 20, 2020

Peer support certification administrative rule draft
During the 2019 ND legislative session, Senate Bill 2012 authorized the Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division to establish and implement a program for the certification of peer support specialists.  

Draft Medicaid 1915 (i) state plan amendment
During the 2019 legislative session, North Dakota lawmakers authorized the Department of Human Services (Department) to create a Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment, which will allow North Dakota Medicaid to pay for additional home and community-based services to support individuals with specific behavioral health conditions like a mental illness, addiction or brain injury.