Filing Window: Marriage and Family Therapist Visits for FQHC/RHC Providers

October 15, 2021

Effective retroactively for dates of service on or after January 1, 2018, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) services for Federally Qualified Health Center and Rural Health Clinic (FQHC/RHC) providers may be billed. If an FQHC/RHC provider elects to bill for MFT services, a change in scope of service request is required in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 14132.100 and State Plan Amendment 18-0003-A, approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on November 27, 2019.

FQHC/RHC providers will receive a 90 day timeliness override, effective the date of this publication, for billing Marriage and Family Therapist services for the dates of service January 1, 2018 through July 12, 2021.