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June 9, 2021
Washington Department of Health – Differential Licensing Rates
Washington State now recognizes that mental health and addiction service providers must be provided differential licensing rates if they are accredited by COA, CARF, or The Joint Commission. This differential rate is to reflect the reduced costs associated with regulation of accredited programs, the department’s fees for organizations with such proof of accreditation must reflect the lower cost of licensing for these programs than for other organizations which are not accredited.
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Effective November 1, 2021, all services for mental health and substance use treatment services certified by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse must be accredited by COA, CARF, or The Joint Commission. Click for Details
The Joint Commission Announces New Dashboard
May 2021 Newsletter
FY2021 Federal Funding for Child Welfare Services
AG is Hiring – Administrative Assistant
Hurricanes and COVID-19
April 2021 Newsletter
Accreditation: Are you ready?
“Virtual” Coffee with Cher
March 2021 Newsletter
What’s New in the Prevention Services Clearinghouse