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CBHA 2016 Compensation and Benefits Survey Report


To purchase your copy of this statewide survey of current behavioral healthcare providers, click here.


CBHA is pleased to offer this compensation and benefit survey information as a critical tool for community behavioral healthcare providers as they assess their ability to be competitive in recruiting and retaining staff.


*Please note that the information in this document is based on an organization’s 2016 salary and benefit packages.

Medicaid MCO Final Rule: Summaries and Analysis

On May 6, 2016, CMS released the final rule on Managed Care in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)CMS Entire Final Rule. This final rule modernizes the Medicaid managed care regulations to reflect changes in the usage of managed care delivery systems.


Click here for National Organizations' Summary and Analysis

NCSACW Webinars Now Available

SAMHSA has made available 12 National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) webinars on its YouTube Channel. The free webinars highlight hot topics, including medication-assisted treatment and the treatment of opioid use during pregnancy, and a series on evidence-based practices, trauma-informed care, and building collaborative practice.  View the Webinars

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2017 9:00 AM • Teleconference
May 26, 2017 9:30 AM • Metropolitan Family Services - Chicago, IL
June 02, 2017 10:00 AM • United Way of Central Illinois - Springfield, IL
June 02, 2017 10:00 AM • Teleconference
June 14, 2017 10:00 AM • Springfield, IL
June 16, 2017 12:00 PM • Teleconference
August 18, 2017 12:00 PM • Teleconference
October 20, 2017 12:00 PM • Teleconference
Communication Alert
Mental Health FY’18 Funding Opportunities

FY’18 Funding Opportunities and Instructions are now available on the DHS Website at the following location:

For programs that do not have a posted notice of funding opportunity, but have a grant summary, providers need to register at, complete a uniform grant application and uniform budget in the CSA Tracking System, and register in the CRV.

Click here for more information


The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has posted information regarding the MCO Provider Complaint Link. You may view the notice from the link below:


MCO Provider Complaint Link


DHS for Providers - Hardship and Emergency Payments Process


Guidelines for Expediting Payments

Statewide Coalition

Medicaid and the ACA are at grave risk in the coming months. A statewide coalition has been formed to coordinate our collective activities.


The coalition is hoping to identify potential partners within CBHA’s membership. They are interested in a broad range of participation, from simply joining the coalition to planning joint advocacy events.


If your organization or members of your staff are interested in joining the coalition, they have provided a link that will take you to a webpage to join the coalition. Click here to access the Protect Our Care Illinois coalition webpage.



Provider Results Version 2.0
Access to Prevention, Care, Treatment and Services

Saves Lives and Treasury


CBHA Members - Please use the provider results contained in this document as a template and use your own provider results in meetings with your legislators with a copy on file at the CBHA office.  "Provider Results"  should be sent to Sheryl Turpin at CBHA Central.

  • Youth Counselors - Full and Part Time
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Quality Assurance/Corporate Compliance Officer
  • Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapist
  • Adolescent Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Program Coordinator
  • Consumer Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) – PT
  • SASS Clinician
  • SASS Spanish-Speaking Clinician
  • Executive Director
  • Executive Director
  • Director of Addictions

Check out the Job Postings page for details.


JOIN US! - If your agency is not yet a CBHA Member, we have a special trial membership offer just for you!


Click here for Trial Membership Information


Sections of this site are reserved for CBHA MEMBERS ONLY and can be accessed with a username and password.


Click here to apply for a CBHA Website Account


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CBHA Mission:

Our mission is to represent the interests of our members in order
to ensure access and availability of a comprehensive system of
accountable, quality behavioral healthcare services for the people of Illinois.

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