Providing Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)
in a Regional Service System
The 2013-2015 state biennial budget includes a provision to allow CCS to be
provided in regional service systems. Counties and Tribes that develop approved
regional models for CCS are eligible to have the non-federal share of Medicaid
costs provided by the Department of Health Services (DHS).
The following information includes the process for Counties and Tribes to provide
CCS services on a regional basis:
- Submit the form
Approval CCS Regional Service Model, F-00944
(Word, 31 KB) to DHS for an approved CCS regional service design.
- Engage in training and technical assistance with DHS. Counties and Tribes are
expected to receive training and technical assistance from DHS in advance of submitting a
CCS certification application to the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA).
This step is designed to assure applications for CCS certification are
likely to be approved. Technical assistance is also expected during the
process of Medicaid enrollment and fiscal rate setting and reporting.
- Complete and submit a DQA application for CCS certification. Email
DHSDQAMentalHealthAODA@dhs.wisconsin.gov to request application
materials. For assistance, contact
Behavioral Health Certification Section, (608)
- Upon DQA certification, Counties and Tribes will enroll as a CCS Medicaid
provider through the
- Following enrollment in Medicaid as a CCS provider, Counties and Tribes
work with DHS for rate setting and upon approval of rates may begin to
provide CCS services in their regional model.
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March 12, 2014