ARMHS – Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services

ARMHS – Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services

Who?

The ARMHS Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services business package is for individuals looking to start an ARMHS company.

 

Why?

We have a workflow and system to get the ARMHS license. Our fee is refundable which means you either get the license or your money back. Since we have done over 50 ARMHS applications, we have experience with what will happen and how to navigate it quickly.

 

What?

Pricing: $3000 –

Includes start to ARMHS license legal representation

  1. Required ARMHS policies
  2. Comprehensive ARMHS policies, procedures and contracts to run the business – recipient file, staff file, internal policies (see #3)
  3. Access to your NEW updated 245I legal documents and forms electronically (over 50 legal documents and forms organized in an electronic folder for your use and editing) Click here for example video screenshare of all the documents
  4. Your ARMHS legal questions answered (does not include clinical questions or questions outside scope of legal practice)
  5. Ownership legal documentation for single owner or multi-owner scenarios

Does NOT include (1) ARMHS clinical Mock file – to be completed by your clinical supervisor – referral provided; (2) Staffing your clinical supervisor; (3) Filing fees $155 for LLC, $688 DHS provider enrollment fee (4) Credentialing/insurance contracts – referral provided

When/Timeline?

Onboarding is generally within 2 days of free initial consultation. Package is complete within 6 months unless delays due to our calendars not lining up or DHS, and lingering legal questions are covered beyond that timeline.

Steps to ARMHS Certification

  1. Mental Health Professional completes pre-req training 
  2. Staff attends information session (Next available – could be 2/3 months out)
  3. Complete application, E-sign, and submit: (1 to 2 weeks)
    1. Application
    2. Certification Requirements
    3. Branch Application (if applicable)
    4. Required Attachments (with labels and page numbers)
    5. Mock File (Referral provided)
  4. DHS Application review (2-4 months for each review) – gather information for futures steps in the down time
  5. When approved, complete local certifications (1-3 weeks depending on the counties)
  6. Receive Final Approval (upon receipt of a local/county approval) (3 business days after all counties approved)
  7. Complete MHCP Provider Enrollment Process (Pay fee, submit required documents, onsite screening visit after approval) – (30-60 days after submission, need final approval letter to submit)
  8. Final approval within 45-60 days – able to see fee-for-service “Straight-MA” clients immediately 
  9. Education on legal documents for staff, recipients and internal policies and procedures (book call once approved – within the week)
  10.  Unannounced On-site visit for ARMHS final approval from SIRS 60 days after unannounced visit.
  11. [Credentialing and MCO’s not included – referral provided]

Rates/Reimbursement for Services:

  • Basic living and social skills – individual; mental health professional or practitioner / H2017 / 15 min / $17.17
  • Basic living and social skills – individual; mental health rehabilitation worker / H2017 / 15 min / $17.17
  • Basic living and social skills – group; mental health professional, practitioner or rehabilitation worker / H2017 / 15 min / $17.17
  • Basic living and social skills, transitioning to community living (TCL), mental health professional or practitioner / H2017 / 15 min / $17.17
  • Basic skills, transitioning to community living (TCL) by a mental health rehabilitation worker, less than bachelor’s degree level / H2017 / 15 min / $17.17
  • Environmental or community intervention, mental health professional or practitioner / 90882 / 1 session / $48.68
  • Environmental or community intervention, mental health rehabilitation worker / 90882 / 1 session / $48.68
  • Environmental or community intervention; transition to community living (TCL) intervention / 90882 / 1 session / $48.68
  • Environmental or community intervention; transition to community living intervention, less than bachelor’s degree level, mental health rehabilitation worker / 90882 / 1 session / $48.68
  • Mental health assessment, by non- physician / H0031 / 1 session / $82.44
  • Mental health assessment, by non-physician, follow-up service (review or update) / H0031 / 1 session / $82.44
  • Mental health service plan development by non-physician / H0032 / 1 session / $82.44
  • Mental health service plan development by non-physician, follow-up services (review or update) / H0032 / 1 session / $82.44
  • Medication education, individual: MD, RN, PA or pharmacist / H0034 / 15 min / $16.98
  • Medication education, group setting / H0034 / 15 min / $16.98

Additional Resources

Description of ARMHS

DHS Provider Manual – ARMHS

Minnesota Statutes 256B.0623
Minnesota Statutes 245I.011.5
Minnesota Statutes 245I.10

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