Provider Notice Issued 08/20/2019

Date:   August 30, 2019
To:       Participating Community Mental Health Centers and Behavioral Health Clinics
Re:      Mobile Crisis Response Certification
This notice provides an update regarding the Crisis Response specialty program approval. Providers seeking program approval as a Mobile Crisis Response (MCR) provider must meet the requirements established by the Department detailed in 89 Ill. Admin. Code 140 Table N.
For providers currently certified to deliver Mobile Crisis Response services, the Department will be extending their existing Crisis Certification approval period for one year, pursuant to 89 Ill. Admin. Code 140 Table N. The extended dates for Crisis Certification will be reflected on the provider’s IMPACT enrollment. Additional information regarding Crisis Certification can be found in the Community-Based Behavioral Services (CBS) Provider Handbook.
Questions regarding this notice may be directed to the Bureau of Behavioral Health via telephone at 217-557-1000 or email at
Doug Elwell
Medicaid Director



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