SABG funds are federal funds used to ensure access to treatment and long-term recovery support services for individuals without health insurance or other resources. Additional information for SABG funding can be found
GO SUDS are state funds used to ensure access to treatment and long-term recovery support services for individuals without health insurance or other resources.
For both SABG and GO SUDS, those eligible include:
- Individuals who are uninsured or underinsured and are one of the below priority populations:
- Pregnant women/teenagers who use drugs by injection
- Pregnant women/teenagers who use substances
- Substance using women and teenagers
- Substance using women and teenagers with dependent children and their families, including females who are attempting to regain custody of their children
- All other individuals with a substance use disorder, regardless of gender or route of use (as funding is available)
Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) funds are federal funds used to provide access to treatment to behavioral health care for:
- Children with a serious emotional disturbance
- Those in need of first episode psychosis care
- Non-titled adults with a serious mental illness designation
Individuals who are enrolled in an ACC plan may also be eligible for some grant-funded services. The provider should encounter GMHSU services with the member’s assigned ACC plan and when appropriate, utilize a non-titled enrollment to encounter for grant-funded services with the RBHA.
- SABG/GO SUDS funding covered services can be found here.
- MHBG covered services can be found here.
- SABG providers can be found here.
- MHBG providers can be found here.
As always, don't hesitate to contact your Mercy Care Provider Relations Representative with any questions or comments. You can find this notice and all other provider notices on our
Mercy Care website
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