Important Training Requirements for Comprehensive Clinical Assessment(CCA) and Diagnostic Assessment (DA) Providers

This bulletin provides updated information regarding the DHHS-sponsored ASAM training available to help LME-MCOs and providers meet the new ASAM level of care determination requirement of proposed amendments to Clinical Coverage Policy (CCP) 8C, Section 7.3.2 (CCA Format) and CCP 8A, Attachment D, Diagnostic Assessment (Elements of the Diagnostic Assessment). These proposed amendments add a determination of ASAM level of care requirement to assessments of individuals with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) diagnosis.