Florida Medicaid’s Covered Services and HCBS Waivers

Behavioral Health Overlay Services

Medicaid reimburses for behavioral health overlay services, including: mental health, substance abuse, and supportive services. Behavioral health overlay services are designed to meet the behavioral health treatment needs of recipients in the care of Medicaid enrolled, certified agencies under contract with the Department of Children and Families, Child Welfare and Community-Based Care organizations.

Medicaid reimburses for the following:

This service is one of the minimum covered services for all Managed Medical Assistance plans serving Medicaid enrollees.


Florida Medicaid recipients requiring medically necessary behavioral health overlay services who meet the following criteria:

Resource Information

Information on Medicaid health plans and services is available on the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care webpage.

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