Peer Advocate Service Rate Enhancement Guidance Effective 9/1/2019

OASAS in an effort to support OASAS Certified Programs in the provision of effective, accessible Addictions Treatment has been working with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to increase reimbursement for certain elements of the treatment deemed vital in the treatment process. On March 25, 2019 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved State Plan Amendment (SPA) 160004. The SPA allows for a 50% rate enhancement for Part 822 Outpatient Program Peer Advocate Services.