Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-77.26 - Behavioral health services

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 20, April 6, 2022

The following persons are eligible to participate in the Medicaid program as providers of behavioral health services.

(1) Licensed marital and family therapists (LMFT). Any person licensed by the board of behavioral science as a marital and family therapist pursuant to 645-Chapter 31 is eligible to participate. A marital and family therapist in another state is eligible to participate when duly licensed to practice in that state.
(2) Temporarily licensed marital and family therapists. Any person who holds a temporary license to practice marital and family therapy pursuant to Iowa Code section 154D.7 is eligible to participate when the temporarily licensed marital and family therapist provides treatment under the supervision of a qualified marital and family therapist as determined by the board of behavioral science by rule. Claims for payment for such services must be submitted by the supervising licensed marital and family therapist.
(3) Licensed independent social workers (LLSW). Any person licensed by the board of social work as an independent social worker pursuant to 645-Chapter 280 is eligible to participate. An independent social worker in another state is eligible to participate when duly licensed to practice in that state.
(4) Licensed master social workers (LMSW).
a. A person licensed by the board of social work as a master social worker pursuant to 645-Chapter 280 is eligible to participate when the person:
(1) Holds a master's or doctoral degree as approved by the board of social work; and
(2) Provides treatment under the supervision of an independent social worker licensed pursuant to 645-Chapter 280.
b. A master social worker in another state is eligible to participate when the person:
(1) Is duly licensed to practice in that state; and
(2) Provides treatment under the supervision of an independent social worker duly licensed in that state.
(5) Licensed mental health counselors (LMC). Any person licensed by the board of behavioral science as a mental health counselor pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 154D and 645-Chapter 31 is eligible to participate. A mental health counselor in another state is eligible to participate when duly licensed to practice in that state.
(6) Temporarily licensed mental health counselors. Any person temporarily licensed by the board of behavioral science as a mental health counselor pursuant to Iowa Code section 154D.7 is eligible to participate when the temporarily licensed mental health counselor provides treatment under the supervision of a qualified mental health counselor as determined by the board of behavioral science by rule. Claims for payment for such services must be submitted by the supervising licensed mental health counselor.
(7) Certified alcohol and drug counselors. Any person certified by the nongovernmental Iowa board of substance abuse certification as an alcohol and drug counselor is eligible to participate.
(8) Licensed behavior analysts. Any person licensed by the board of behavioral science as a behavior analyst pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 154D is eligible to participate. A licensed behavior analyst in another state is eligible to participate when duly licensed to practice in that state.
(9) Licensed assistant behavior analysts. A person licensed by the board of behavioral science as an assistant behavior analyst pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 154D is eligible to participate when the licensed assistant behavior analyst:
a. Holds current certification as an assistant behavior analyst by a certifying entity; and
b. Provides treatment under the supervision of a behavior analyst licensed pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 154D. Claims for payment for such services must be submitted by the supervising licensed behavior analyst.

This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code chapter 249A.

Notes

Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-77.26
ARC 9649B, lAB 8/10/11, effective 8/1/11 Amended by IAB December 5, 2018/Volume XLI, Number 12, effective 1/9/2019

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