The MRCD is an interactive self‐assessment tool for quickly identifying areas of potential deficiency and providing guidance and resource links to support capacity building for agencies seeking to be a Medi‐Cal billable Specialty Mental Health Services provider.
MRCD is a smart investment, connecting community agencies to a user‐friendly tool and resources for becoming a Specialty Mental Health Service provider to better serve your diverse
Becoming a Specialty Mental Health Service provider is a smart business step for community agencies striving to address the challenging mental health needs of their customers. The MRCD makes it easy to transform your business toward Medi‐Cal site certification readiness.
How can the MRCD benefit my agency?
The MRCD supports county behavioral health agencies with their goals to:
Design a customized and targeted technical assistance plan for community agencies seeking to become certified or re‐certified.
Diversify and expand its pool of Specialty Mental Health Service providers to better meet the needs of diverse constituents.
The MRCD supports community agencies with their goals to:
Understand the scope of what it takes to become Medi‐Cal certified as a Specialty Mental Health Service Provider
Identify potential areas of deficiency and steps for addressing those areas
Become Medi-Cal certified to provide Therapeutic Foster Care services
Access resources to assist and guide them toward site certification readiness.
How is the MRCD being used?
The MRCD was developed with support from an Innovations in Reentry grant from Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services. The MRCD is helping Alameda County diversify and expand its pool of community‐based agencies for better serving the reentry and other underserved and under‐represented populations.
REQUEST A CONSULTATION: If you are a county behavioral health agency, the MCRD can help you meet your goals, CIBHS provides technical assistance to customize the tool.