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CMDE provider qualifications, roles and responsibilities

Date posted: 2/17/17

Date reviewed:

Date updated: 1/30/18

Legal authority

CMS-approved state plan amendment (PDF), Minn. Stat. §256B.0949

Qualifications

To qualify as a comprehensive multi-disciplinary evaluation (CMDE) provider, a professional must meet all of the following requirements:

1. Be either:

  • • A licensed physician, advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) or mental health professional as defined in Minn. Stat. §245.4871, subd. 27 (1–6)
  • • A mental health practitioner who meets the requirements of a clinical trainee as defined in Minn. R. 9505.0371, subp. 5c.
  • 2. Have either:

  • • At least 2,000 hours of clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of people with ASD and/or related conditions
  • • Completed the equivalent in graduate-level coursework at an accredited college or university (coursework must be documented in one or more of the following areas: ASD or a related condition diagnosis, ASD or a related condition treatment strategies or child development).
  • 3. Be able to diagnose, evaluate and/or provide treatment within his/her scope of practice and license.

    Roles and responsibilities

    The CMDE provider must complete CMDE Medical Necessity Summary Information, DHS-7108 (PDF) to determine the person’s medical necessity for EIDBI services.

    Enroll with MHCP as a CMDE provider

    For information about how to enroll with Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) as a CMDE provider, see MHCP Provider Manual – EIDBI provider enrollment.

    Enroll with MHCP as a qualified mental health professional supervisor

    For a CMDE provider to supervise a mental health practitioner who meets the requirements of a clinical trainee, he/she must enroll as an MHCP qualified mental health professional supervisor. See MHCP Provider Manual – EIDBI provider enrollment.

    Additional resources

    EIDBI – Comprehensive multi-disciplinary evaluation
    EIDBI – Overview of EIDBI providers

    MHCP Provider Manual – EIDBI provider enrollment

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