Georgia Selects PCG for Community-Based Rates Study

Austin, TX, January, 2012 – The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) has awarded PCG Health a contract to complete a rate study for community-based rates for mental health and substance abuse services. This project is mandated as a result of a federal settlement agreement filed by advocates that questioned the adequacy of community-based service delivery options. As part of the settlement agreement, DBHDD is required to hire an outside contractor to develop rates that will adequately reimburse providers their cost for the provision of services and sufficiently recognizes the resource and acuity differences depending upon the service setting, practitioner rendering the services, and geographic differences across the state, among other pertinent factors. For more information, contact