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Coverage of Early Intervention Services for First Episode Psychosis

Guidance for : This Informational Bulletin is intended to assist states in designing a benefit package to guide early treatment intervention options that will meet the needs of youth and young adults experiencing first episode psychosis. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services� Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) are engaged in an ongoing partnership to further efforts to support early intervention services for youth and young adults that experience first episode psychosis.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: October 16, 2015

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