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Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services

HRSA Service Definition

Mental Health Services are the provision of outpatient psychological and psychiatric screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling services offered to clients living with HIV. Services are based on a treatment plan, conducted in an outpatient group or individual session, and provided by a mental health professional licensed or authorized within the state to render such services. Such professionals typically include psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed clinical social workers.

Program Guidance:

Mental Health Services are allowable only for HIV-infected clients.

See also:

Psychosocial Support Services

Number of Clients Served, Units Provided, Expenditures, Cost per Client and 3 Year averaged Cost per Client (based on actual expenditures)

Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Mental Health Clients 1,232 2,137 2,287 1,862 2,068
Mental Health Units (session) 3,750 8,039 9,996 9,046 8,848
Mental Health Dollars $399,392 $551,562 $512,180 $521,363 $528,089
Allocated Dollars $517,136 $518,789 $550,353 $541,986 $544,685
Over/ Underspending $117,744 under $32,773 over $38,173 under $20,623 under $16,596 under

Funding by Part, and info on any other payers

Total Part A Funds (Formula + Supp.) MAI Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. NJ) Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. PA) Total Part C EIS Funds (State & Local) Total Part D Funds (State & Local) Total Part F Funds
Last Year Allocation $544,685 $341,769 $63,702
Current Allocation $540,414 $63,704

Consumer survey info 2017 n=392

n Used in the last 12 months Needed but did not get (last 12 months)
Mental Health Services 166 75.3% 24.7%

Unmet need

For the purposes of this document, need is based on the response of a consumer when asked if there was a service they needed. MMP interviews patients in care and asks consumers if they need a service and if they receive it. Client services unit data identifies needs at the time of initial intake.

2016 MMP Percent with a Need 2018 Client Services Unit Need at Intake
Mental Health Services 9.7% 18.5%

Recipient Service Considerations