Behavioral Health Compliance

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 The Mental Health Compliance Office exists to assist Fresno County DBH in adhering to State/Federal Medi-Cal and Medicare regulations requiring mental health plans to have a compliance plan designed to guard against fraud and abuse, and Federal health care program requirements related to mental health services. The Compliance Plan’s scope is limited to services delivered within the Behavioral Health System of Care.

The Compliance Office develops and implements policies, procedures, and practices to assist in these compliance efforts. The responsibilities of this office include analysis of departments’ risk, oversight and monitoring of internal and external audits and investigations related to compliance, coordinating compliance training and education, investigating and resolving compliance issues and promoting an awareness and understanding of the positive ethical and moral practices consistent with the mission and values of the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health and those required by all applicable laws, regulations, rules or guidelines.