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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation, and Case Management Services Handbook : 7. Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) : 7.1 Screening

Screening to identify clients who have problems related to substance use must be performed during the first session in the hospital emergency department or inpatient setting, but will not be separately reimbursed. Screening may be completed through interview and self-report, blood alcohol content, toxicology screen, or by using a standardized tool. Standardized tools that may be used include, but are not limited to, the following:

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