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Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS)

Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) are a set of services that were developed to bring restorative, recovery-oriented interventions directly to individuals who have the capacity to benefit from them, whether in their homes or elsewhere in the community. ARMHS includes four components: basic living and social skills, community intervention, medication education, and transitioning to community living.

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Become a provider

There are many steps required to become a successful ARMHS provider. Complete the following steps in the order given.

  1. Read the legislation and the FAQs to gain an understanding of ARMHS.
  2. If not already done, start your Business or Non-Profit – disclaimer: we are unable to provide any assistance with starting your business.
  3. Have all clinical staff complete the pre-requisite online trainings before enrolling and attending the information session. These trainings will take some time, so please plan accordingly.
  4. Enroll in the mandatory information session – offered quarterly
    • Both the business person, and clinical supervisor(s) must attend.
    • The registration will close the Wednesday night before the session.
  5. Complete the Application DHS-7181 (PDF) and Provider Certification Requirements DHS-7181A (PDF). Applications must be filled out electronically.
  6. Use the Checklist to ensure your application is complete.
  7. Submit your signed application, with attachments, and signed certification requirements to:
    • The Application and Certification Requirements must be the original eDocs, and may not be altered.
    • Applications may take approximately 5 weeks for DHS/AMHD Staff to review, and may be longer due to scheduling.

If approved, you will then need to enroll with Provider Enrollment, pay the fee, and receive an onsite visit from the Office of Inspector General. Upon final approval from Provider Enrollment, you may then start providing services. This part of the process could take up to 3 additional months.

Current ARMHS Providers – what you need to know

Contact Information: ARMHS Policy Lead, 651-431-2225 or


MHCP Training Page for Mental Health

Rates are published annually in the following mental health reimbursement chart.

Recertification Process - The following recertification documents are to be used by providers seeking recertification of ARMHS.

Reporting through the Mental Health Information System (MHIS) is required of all ARMHS providers. The MHIS reporting instructions and materials are located on the Adult Mental Health Technical Assistance page.


ARMHS Certified Providers List – updated monthly.
ARMHS Chapter - MHCP Provider Manual


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