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Implementation Date Extended for DSM 5 & ICD 10 Billing Codes

9/9/2014 - OASAS notification PDF Document that the mandatory implementation date for programs to use DSM 5 has been extended to October 1, 2015 to coincide with the delayed implementation of ICD-10.

11/25/2013 - OASAS notification PDF Document of DSM 5 documentation and electronic record changes. Implementation of ICD-10 billing codes and related information available.

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New York State of Health Webcast

OASAS is pleased to offer a webcast for OASAS providers to learn more about NY State of Health, the Official Health Plan Marketplace, which opened on October 1st.

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Clinical Guidance Document PDF Document

The OASAS Clinical Guidance document was developed collaboratively with input from the Administrative Relief Group, Clinical Advisory Panel and many other individual providers as a resource to support quality clinical practice.

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The Power of Parenting Brochures

Three printable, easy to read, trifold brochures with practical information and resources for parents and those who work with families.

DWI Information

DWI resources includes a search feature to find OASAS-approved DWI screening and assessment providers.

The provision of treatment services in New York State is accomplished by a network of OASAS certified providers forming the nation’s largest and most diverse addiction treatment system. Through the identification and promotion of evidence-based standards, regulations, and practices, the OASAS Bureau of Treatment seeks to:

  • provide clinical practice guidance for OASAS Licensed Providers;
  • identify practical clinical models for implementation by providers;
  • improve treatment outcomes;
  • increase public awareness of and expand patient access to addiction medications as an adjunct to chemical dependency treatment when appropriate;
  • develop strategies to reduce the medical consequence of addictive disease;
  • enhance public awareness of problem and pathological gambling; identify new strategies for and improve access to treatment;
  • improve the long-term outcome of chemical dependency treatment through the development of a recovery support services system;
  • promote the continued development of vocational services for patients;
  • increase access to clinically appropriate supportive housing services for patients;
  • demonstrate an efficient and effective integration of crisis services and treatment, and develop a model based upon evidence based practice; and
  • increase public awareness and educate treatment providers regarding the potential threat to our public health and safety posed by the use and manufacture of methamphetamine.