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Provider Notice Issued 04/11/2022

Date:   April 11, 2022

To:       Enrolled Community Mental Health Centers; Behavioral Health Clinics; Licensed Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Clinical Psychologists; Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors; and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Re:      Upcoming Webinars Covering Community-Based Behavioral Services Compliance


This notice informs providers of upcoming educational webinars hosted by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS). The webinars will provide information on Medicaid community-based behavioral health policy and requirements for compliance with 89 Ill. Admin. Code 140 and the Community-based Behavioral Services (CBS) Provider Handbook, with an emphasis on medical necessity criteria and documentation expectations as outlined in the Community-based Behavioral Health Services Frequently Asked Questions. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask HFS staff questions regarding CBS compliance.

The webinars are free and open to the public but require advance registration. Links to register for the webinars are available below.

Monday, April 25
11:00am – 12:30pm
Register Here
Tuesday, April 26
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Register Here
Wednesday, April 27
10:00am – 11:30am
Register Here

A recording of the webinar will be available for those unable to attend a live session and will be posted to the HFS website within thirty (30) days of the last webinar.

Questions regarding this notice may be directed to the Bureau of Behavioral Health via email at

Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs


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