All information below is based on Apollo’s specific experience with ARMHS, and may not reflect official ARMHS statutory or industry standards. Apollo is not liable for any losses incurred based on this information. Please contact either DHS and/or the relevant insurance providers directly to obtain official information about providing ARMHS.
An ARMHS clinic is a business that has been authorized by the State of Minnesota to provide ARMHS services, and to bill those services to the state Medical Assistance (MA) insurance or one of the privately run state Pre-Paid Medical Assistance Plans (PMAPs).
Yes, as long as your business is structured correctly, and your staff and services meet all statutory criteria so auditors can’t claim you failed to perform to those standards.
From applying to the state for your business to having an ARMHS clinic able to serve clients with all private insurers will take a minimum of 9 months.
No. You can have the business based out of your home, with all services provided to clients in their home, community, and by telemedicine.
Site Visits are conducted by OIG usually within 30 days of your business’ completed application for Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) which is required to be authorized by the state to bill MA. During the visit OIG will:
ARMHS providers are required to submit to MHIS significant demographic information on all clients twice a year in January and July. Please follow the link for more information https://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&dDocName=mhis_home
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