Enhancing the Peer Provider Workforce: Recruitment, Supervision and Retention

Enhancing the Peer Provider Workforce: Recruitment, Supervision and Retention

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services
Peer support is an evidenced based practice that is an important workforce component in behavioral health care. Although peer services have been around for many years, Georgia was the first state to implement peer services as a Medicaid billable service in 1999, and as of July 1, 2014, 32 states plus Washington, D.C., also allow Medicaid reimbursement for these services.