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Oregon Statutes, Laws, Administrative Rules, etc. pertaining to Peer Support:
- State of Oregon, Addictions and Mental Health Division. (2013 Jan 30). “Terms defined in House Bill (HB 3650-C)”. Salem, Oregon: State of Oregon, Addictions & Mental Health Division. Last viewed online 2016 Sept 28 at: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/amh/pd/internal/Terms%20defined%20in%20House%20Bill%203650%20(HB%203650-C).pdf.
2. Cheney, Carole and Lisa Angus, Shawn Clark, Rachel Gilmer, and Emily Wang (Oregon Health Policy Board, Workforce Committee, Non-Traditional Health Worker Subcommittee). (2012 Jan 06). “DRAFT Recommendations for Core Competencies and Education and Training Requirements for Community Health Workers, Peer Wellness Specialists and Personal Health Navigators.” Salem, OR: State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority, Office of Equity & Inclusion. Last viewed online 2016 Sep 28 at: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/oei/Documents/nthw-report-120106.pdf. See page 5 for more info on HB3650 that passed in 2011.
3. Scott, Chad. (2015 Sep 10). “Memorandum. To: Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence (OSECE). Subject: HCPCS H2023 and H2023TG frequently asked billing questions.” Salem, OR: State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority, Health Systems Division. Last viewed online 2016 Oct 12 at: http://osece.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/H2023-billing-questions-for-OSECE.pdf.
Yes, Certified Peer Support Specialists are an approved provider type for the H2023 procedure code. The list of providers approved for the H2023 code can be found on the OHA behavioral health fee for service fee schedule located at: http://www.oregon.gov/oha/healthplan/pages/feeschedule.aspx. …When claiming for supported employment services, providers should bill using code H2023 with a TG modifier.
Oregon Statutes, Laws, Administrative Rules, etc. pertaining to the Oregon Consumer Advisory Council (OCAC)
- Clark, Shawn. (2016 Sep). Oregon Consumer Advisory Council. Salem, OR: State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority. Last viewed online 2016 Oct 01 at: http://www.oregon.gov/oha/amh/Pages/ocac.aspx
The Oregon Consumer Advisory Council (OCAC), established per ORS 430.073, advises the Director of the Oregon Health Authority on the provision of behavioral health services in Oregon. The OCAC may review, evaluate and provide feedback on all site reviews related to mental health services provided by the Oregon Health Authority. The Director appoints 15 to 25 consumers to the OCAC striving to balance representation according to geographic areas of the state and age. The Oregon Health Authority provides administrative support to the OCAC.
The OCAC meets in the even-numbered months on the Second Wednesday of the month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Human Services Building (HSB), 500 Summer Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-1118. If you have questions, please call Shawn Clark at 503-945-9720 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For details on the purpose, scope and process please see the Oregon Administrative Rule 309-011-0024 through 309-011-0036.
National Guidelines, Articles, Resources, etc. regarding Peer Support:
- Purington, Kitty. (2016 Jan). “Using Peers to Support Physical and Mental Health Integration for Adults with Serious Mental Illness.” Washington, D.C.: NASHP (National Academy for State Health Policy). Last viewed online 2016 Sep 28 at: http://nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Peer-Supports.pdf. Mentions HB3650.
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