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Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among Clients and Staff in Behavioral Health Programs Webinar 

This webinar addresses concerns that clients and staff of behavior health programs have about receiving COVID19 vaccines.

Dr. Margaret Fisher, NJ DOH Special Advisor to the Commissioner, describes the science behind vaccine development, and the common misperceptions and myths about the vaccines that have been reported.      

COVID-19 Incident Reporting Updated November 17, 2020

Certificate of Waiver of Certain Intoxicated Driving Program Rules June 2020

FEMA Regular Services Request for Letters of Interest Documents

1. Cover Letter May 1, 2020
2. RLI Template
3. RSP budget narrative
4. Attestation
5. FEMA CCP Fact Sheet

Guidance Regarding Telemedicine/Telehealth and Telecommunication Support Services for Behavioral Health Provider Agencies – April 22, 2020
COVID-19 Telehealth Guidance Policy

Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS) Cover Memo regarding Telehealth/Telemedicine     
PESS Guidance on Utilization of Telehealth/Telemedicine
PESS Provider Agency Attestation

Contracted Provider Information for SFY20 Monthly Payments and Contract Extension
Provider Agency Cover Letter
SFY20 Emergency Monthly Payment & Contract Extension Guidance Doc.- UPDATED
Agency Attestation(due back to the DMHAS on or before JULY 10, 2020) - UPDATED
COVID Emergency Payments Mental Health Consumer/Client Roster

MH/SUD Universal Incident Reporting
Please be reminded that all licensed and contracted MH and SUD Provider Agencies (PA) are required to report unusual incidents, including  operational incidents, operational breakdowns, public safety and medical (communicable illnesses) incidents into the Unusual Incident Reporting Management System (UIRMS). See e.g.  Administrative Order 2:05   see also Department of Human Services, Office of Program Integrity and Accountability (OPIA), Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19),  Incident Reporting Policies, updated November 17, 2020.

Please be further reminded that MH and SUD Provider Agencies that contract with the Division are required to report significant events that impact on the PA's organization and services to the Division's Bureau of Contracts Administration. See e.g. Policy Circular P1.11

In addition, contracted PAs should notify the Division of operational changes by using the MH form or the SUD form.   Please contact Debra Rabatie, Quality Assurance Specialist, regarding incident reporting at or Priya Nambiar, Contract Bureau Chief, regarding Fiscal Unit reporting at .


Updated Guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) 
March 24, 2020 (Corrected March 24, 2021)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) UPDATE for Contracted Providers March 12, 2020

COVID19 PowerPoint presented via webinar on March 12, 2020.
The following areas are covered in this PowerPoint: 
Prevention, Planning and Preparation
Signs, Systems,Testing and Treatment
Guidance Documents
Common Questions
Important Resources

COVID Guidelines for DMHAS Contracted Providers March 12, 2020
This document, developed by DMHAS staff, provides suggested planning
guidelines for contracted providers regarding COVID19.

OTP Preparedness Communication March 12, 2020
The document from the NJ State Opioid Treatment Authority (SOTA)
 provides suggested guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs).

COOP Planning Checklist and Instructions March 12, 2020
The document provides checklist and suggested template to assist
providers in planning for Mission Essential Functions

COVID-19 COOP for Providers March 6, 2020
COOP Planning PowerPoint Presentation from the March 6th Quarterly
Provider Meeting








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