DC MAP is available to help PCPs utilize behavioral health screening tools in their practices. By calling DC MAP you can receive:

  • Training on the use of the screening tool;
  • Consultation on managing positive screens: next steps and diagnosis clarification;
  • Resources & referrals based on availability.

As of July 1, 2013, DC Medicaid Managed Care Organizations are required to ensure annual mental health screenings by the beneficiaries’ Primary Care Provider, using an approved screening tool.  The DC Collaborative for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care updates the list of approved screening tools annually. For more information about the approved screening tools, go to DC Health Check at: http://www.dchealthcheck.net/documents/Approved-MH-Screening-Tools-2017.pdf