Medicaid funding has emerged as an important part of the MST landscape and is playing a critical role in the financial sustainability of many MST programs across the United States. However, we caution stakeholders about using Medicaid funding as the only funding source due to the potential limitations and challenges of using Medicaid funds to support the model-adherent implementation of MST.
Case Studies of successful implementations of the MST program and Medicaid:
Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice – Consistent – Download Report
New Mexico Interagency Behavioral Health – Highly Consistent – Download Report
For those interested in assistance with Request For Proposal (RFP) development, please refer to MST RFP Template link below. This file is helpful when writing an RFP for an MST program as it contains the elements that should be included in the RFP for MST.
To discuss MST Medicaid funding options further: