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(1) The purpose of the rules in this subchapter is to establish standards for the approval of programs providing prevention, treatment, rehabilitative, and recovery services to individuals with substance use disorders and substance related issues, as provided in Title 53, chapter 24, part 2, MCA.

(2)  Each public or private substance use disorder program providing services and receiving alcohol earmarked revenue funds under 53-24-108, MCA, shall be subject to approval by the department.  The department will issue approval for the following substance use disorder (SUD) levels of care and specialty services, outlined in the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria and Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (BHDD) Division Medicaid Manual:

(a)  ASAM 3.7 Medically Monitored Intensive Inpatient Services;

(b)  ASAM 3.7-WM Medically Monitored Withdrawal Management Services;

(c)  ASAM 3.5 Clinically Managed High-Intensity (adult) and Medium Intensity (adolescent) Residential Services;

(d)  ASAM 3.3 Clinically Managed Population-Specific High Intensity (adult only) Residential Services;

(e) ASAM 3.2-WM Clinically Managed Residential Withdrawal Management Services;

(f) ASAM 3.1 Clinically Managed Low Intensity (adult or adolescent) Residential Services;

(g) ASAM 2.5 Partial Hospitalization Services;

(h)  ASAM 2.1 Intensive Outpatient Services;

(i) ASAM 1.0 Outpatient Services;

(j) ASAM 0.5 Early Intervention;

(k) SUD Prevention;

(l) SUD Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Services; and

(m)  SUD Targeted Case Management.


History: 53-24-207, MCA; IMP, 53-24-207, MCA; TRANS, Ch. 280, L. 1975, Eff. 1/2/77; AMD, 1981 MAR p. 1899, Eff. 1/1/82; AMD, 1983 MAR p. 1463, Eff. 10/14/83; TRANS, from DOC, 1998 MAR p. 1502; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 182, Eff. 2/13/21; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 1889, Eff. 9/24/22.

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