Substance Abuse Management System (SAMS)
Instruction Manual

Table of Contents

(Select links below to review each section)

Section Number Section
1 General Instruction
2 Client Information Screen
3 Client Admission Screen
4 Client Insurance Screen
5 Client Eligibility Screen
6 Client Diagnosis Screen
7 Client Drug Matrix Screen
8 Client Placement Screen
9 Client Treatment Screen
10 Client Discharge Screen
11 Client Follow-up Screen
12 Act Program Screen
13 SAMS Invoicing Screen
14 SAMS Admission Quick Reference
15 SAMS Invoicing Quick Reference Guide
16 SAMS Explanation of  Invoicing Terms
17 SAMS Checklist Hints for Entering SAMS Data
18 SAMS Group Therapy Service Screens
19 SAMS Transfer in Placement Screens
20 SAMS Discharge Quick Reference Guide
21 SAMS Frequently Asked Questions
22 SAMS Provider Maintenance
APPENDIX B Service Code Tables
APPENDIX C Addiction Severity Index  Reference Guide
APPENDIX D Facility & Services Reference Guide


Addictive & Mental Disorders

Healing and Ending Addiction through Recovery and Treatment (HEART) Waiver Submission

The Montana Department of Health and Human Services intends to submit an application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to expand available behavioral health treatment for Medicaid members. This application for an 1115 demonstration seeks federal authority to pay for expanded inpatient and residential treatment options as well as additional community based treatment services, and will be submitted on or before September 1, 2021. The Department requests comment from the public about the application. For more information, please go to   Medicaid HEART Waiver.

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