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Medicaid Mental Health Benefits

The benefits booklet provides information to Medicaid recipients about:

  • What number to call in your area if you are in a mental health crisis
  • Who is eligible for public mental health services
  • Who provides services covered under this booklet
  • How to get mental health services
  • How to use the Regional Support Network (RSN) in your area
  • What happens at an intake evaluation
  • How to get care in an emergency
  • What to do if you need to be in a hospital for mental health care
  • What services are available to a Medicaid enrollee
  • What kind of services Medicaid enrollee’s have a right to get
  • How to know what services are available in your RSN
  • How to choose a mental health care provider
  • How to access medical care that is covered by Medicaid
  • How to know if any other mental health services are available
  • If you have to pay for mental health services
  • What to do if you get a bill for mental health services
  • What to do if you need transportation to receive mental health care
  • What are your rights as a person receiving mental health services
  • What is a Mental Health Advanced Directive
  • What services are Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) for Children
  • What to do if you are not happy with your services
  • What is a mental health Ombuds person and how to contact them
  • What are the addresses and contact numbers of each  Regional Support Networks (RSNs)
  • What are the addresses and contact numbers of Community Mental Health Agencies that are contracted to give you services through your RSN.


The Benefits Booklet is available in the following languages:

 Cambodian  Chinese  English  Korean
 Laotian  Russian  Spanish  Somali

Other Medicaid Benefits

You may qualify for other Medicaid benefits depending on other factors

Physical health: Contact information on back of your card

State Mental Health Crisis phone numbers