DBHIDS provides comprehensive behavioral health and intellectual disability services through our network of providers. We work closely with our providers to ensure they provide high quality care to Philadelphians receiving services.

  • Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Documents: Currently contracted provider agencies can find required Fiscal Year 2021 budget documents, forms, instructions, and deadlines on the Oversight and Monitoring page. CLICK THE TAB ABOVE TO REACH THE OVERSIGHT AND MONITORING PAGE.
Trainings & Education

To The Provider Network:

The City of Philadelphia has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and has been actively preparing plans and responses to prevent community spread within the Philadelphia region. In order to ensure the health and safety of our provider network, all scheduled trainings have been cancelled for the next 2 weeks. In this ever-evolving situation, we will continue to monitor the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s recommendations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciate your patience. DBHIDS will continue to keep you updated.

We offer training and technical assistance to behavioral health service providers. Please follow the links below to explore the training opportunities that are available.

Resources & Forms

To ensure providers are well informed with the latest information about behavioral health and intellectual disability services, below are a variety of helpful resources, forms and guidelines.

Policies & Procedures:


Forms and Other Documents:
Behavioral Health Case Management
In its efforts to more fully integrate services, DBHIDS has developed a referral packet for all behavioral health case management services. The Office of Mental Health and Community Behavioral Health’s Targeted Case Management Unit has adopted a new application effective November 1, 2015. For more information, see below:

Oversight & Monitoring

The City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services’ Provider & Program Management unit, also referred to as the PPM unit, provides oversight for the operations, programmatic, and fiscal aspects of the behavioral health system through our network of providers. We work closely with our providers to ensure quality behavioral health services for the uninsured Philadelphians receiving behavioral health services.

Fiscal Year 2023 Documents:

Fiscal Year 2022 Documents:

The City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) maintains stringent oversight and monitoring functions to ensure that individuals receive quality services across the provider network. Oversight and monitoring efforts minimize fraud, waste, abuse, and risk; guide policy and practices; and elevate industry standards.

These functions include:

  • The Network Improvement and Accountability Collaborative (NIAC)
  • Compliance
  • Quality Management
  • Claims Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Program Analysts

Providers must meet the standards of excellence detailed in the Network Inclusion Criteria 3.0 in order to be recognized as part of the DBHIDS network, regardless of funding stream: Network Inclusion Criteria (NIC) 3.0

The Provider & Program Management (PPM), unit formerly the Operations-Fiscal (OPSFIS) unit, is responsible for the budgets, negotiations, and financial monitoring of contracted agencies providing behavioral health services.

By managing contract compliance and fiscal oversight, this unit ensures agencies deliver quality behavioral health services in the most efficient, fiscally responsible manner.