Florida Medicaid’s Covered Services and HCBS Waivers

State Mental Health Hospital Services

Medicaid reimburse for state mental health hospital services that provide room and board, and long-term inpatient mental health services which include the following services:

This service is not one of the minimum covered services for all health plans serving Medicaid enrollees.


Florida Medicaid recipients requiring medically necessary mental health state hospital services who meet the following criteria:

Have a written order for state mental health hospital services from a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy with specialized training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness in accordance with coverage and limitation requirements

Resource Information

The Florida Medicaid coverage policies, fee schedules, and Rule are available on the Agency Website.