We provide comprehensive behavioral health and intellectual disability services through our network of providers. We work closely with our providers to ensure they are providing high quality care to Philadelphians receiving services.

    To best assist our providers, we provide helpful resources, information and trainings as well as on-site evaluations and assessments, like our Network Improvement and Accountability Collaborative (NIAC).

    Provider agencies and prospective provider agencies can learn more about how to provide services through:
    Community Behavioral Health (CBH)
    Mental Health Services
    Addiction Services
    Intellectual disAbility Services

    Notice of Breach of Health Information at Community Behavioral Health (CBH)

    On June 13, 2015, CBH learned of a breach of health information affecting some individuals who received Community Umbrella Agency (CUA) services from Wordsworth, Asociación Puertorriqueños En Marcha (APM), and Tabor Northern providers between January 1, 2015 and June 20, 2015.

    On August 5, 2015, letters explaining the incident were mailed to the members affected by the breach. If you did not receive a letter but believe you received CUA services from Wordsworth, APM, or Tabor Northern during this period, you can find more information by clicking on the link below.

    CBH Letter – Mailed August 5, 2015

    We are committed to informing, inspiring and empowering our providers. To that end, we offer training and technical assistance to behavioral health service providers. Please follow the links below to explore the training opportunities that are available.

    To ensure providers are well informed with the latest information about behavioral health and intellectual disability services, below are a variety of helpful resources, forms and guidelines.


    Forms and Other Documents:


    Behavioral Health Case Management
    In its efforts to more fully integrate services, DBHIDS has developed a referral packet for all behavioral health case management services. The Office of Mental Health and Community Behavioral Health’s Targeted Case Management Unit has adopted a new application effective November 1, 2015. For more information, see below:

    Policies & Procedures:

    • HIPAA Resources-Update coming soon!

    The DBHIDS maintains stringent oversight and monitoring functions to ensure that individuals receive quality services across the provider network. Oversight and monitoring efforts minimize fraud, waste, abuse, and risk; guide policy and practices; and elevate industry standards.

    These functions include:

    • The Network Improvement and Accountability Collaborative (NIAC)
    • Compliance
    • Quality Management
    • Claims Management
    • Fiscal Management
    • Program Analysts

    Providers must meet the standards of excellence detailed in the Network Inclusion Criteria v2.0 in order to be recognized as part of the DBHIDS network, regardless of funding stream: Network Inclusion Criteria (NIC) v2.0

    The scoring instrument provides both quantitative and qualitative information to comprehensively evaluate your agency and determine your level of care “network” status: NIC Scoring Instrument