CMBHS Development Documentation and Supporting Materials

This website is provided by the Department of State Health Services' Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MHSA) Divsion's Clinical Management for Behavioral Health Services (CMBHS) team to provide information to Local Mental Health Authorties, NorthSTAR, and other entities interested in technical material related to CMBHS.

General questions and additional information may be located at www.dshs.state.tx.us/cmbhs. Questions should be directed to cmbhs@dshs.state.tx.us.

Project News

The Broadcast Messages folder contains copies of broadcast messages sent through MHSA's regular communication processes and is provided here for reference. The worksheets provided to LMHAs to assist them in planning for CMBHS modifications may be found in this folder.

The Meeting Notes folder contains copies of materials shared at DSHS-initiated meetings regarding technology-related issues relevant to the implementation of CMBHS and data exchange.

The Q&A folder contains documentation on the questions the CMBHS technical team responded to.

The Online Training Videos - Links to CMBHS Training Videos and Demo website

The Training folder contains information on CANS/ANSA certification as well as the training schedule for CMBHS.

Technical Documentation

The Adult Uniform Assessment folder contains information related to the new adult assessment, including Use Cases, an electronic copy of the Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) to be used in developing software, sample code, and other material.

The Child Assessment folder contains information related to the new Child and Adolescent assessment, including information for young children. The folder includes Use Cases, an electronic copy of the Children's Assessment of Needs and Strengths (CANS) to be used in developing software, sample code, and other material. The folder also contains key information regarding new processes for submitting data to DSHS, including information about file layouts.

The Client Profile folder contains file layout information for NorthSTAR SPNís to submit batch client registration transactions to CMBHS.

The Diagnosis contains file layout information for NorthSTAR SPNís to submit batch diagnosis transactions to CMBHS.

The Financial Eligibility folder contains file layout information for NorthSTAR SPNís to submit batch Financial Eligibility transactions to CMBHS.

The CMBHS Batch Processing and Data Synchronization folder contains information on how CMBHS will process batch transactions and keep in sync with the CARE system.

The CMBHS Batch Reports folder contains sample provider reports that CMBHS will generate from batch transactions.

The CMBHS Data Dump Files folder contains data dump file layouts and sample provider files that CMBHS will generate from CMBHS transactions.

The CMBHS User Acceptance Testing folder contains helpful documentation to guide providers through UAT.

The Migration folder contains helpful information on the RDM assessment migration and deployment plans.

The Security Administrator folder contains helpful documentation for Security Administrators.

The DSHS CMBHS Online Help for MH Users folder contains instructions and information to assist online users of CMBHS to successfully use the application. Information will be posted here pending incorporation into the application.

The CMBHS Auto Discharge folder contains the Oracle script that CMBHS executes for the auto discharge as well as the section of the use case that describes the business rules for auto discharge.

The CMBHS Change Log folder contains a list of changes in the CMBHS work queue.

The The ICD10 folder contains information about the changes to CMBHS related to ICD10







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