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Steps to becoming a partnering provider in the Behavioral Health Voucher Program
The Voucher Program supports the delivery of mental health and substance use disorder services for individuals who have been impacted in some way by a weather-related disaster and/or by Covid-19.  Refer to the Program Quick Facts for more information regarding providers eligible to deliver services through this program. 

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Please NOTE:  Enrollment in the Behavioral Health Voucher Program for state FY22 contracts will be closing on December 15, 2021. Enrollment for FY23 will begin February 1, 2022 through March 20, 2022. These contracts will begin June 1, 2022. After March 20, 2022 new enrollments in the BHVP will be reviewed on a quarterly basis.

  • Substitute W-9: This document is needed to set up you or your agency as a vendor. The form provided is a substitute W-9 used by the State of South Dakota, which will allow for you or your agency to receive reimbursement for services delivered. Complete the banking information section to ensure direct deposit. This document will be required to complete the enrollment form in Step 3.
  • Current Certificates of Insurance: Insurance documents are referenced in the sample Agreement Template: Number 22 Insurance. These certificates of insurance will be required to become an approved provider in the Behavior Health Voucher Program. These documents can be uploaded in the enrollment form in Step 3 or will be required before contracts are active. 

Please NOTE:  Enrollment in the Behavioral Health Voucher Program for state FY22 contracts will be closing on December 15, 2021. Enrollment for FY23 will begin February 1, 2022 through March 20, 2022. These contracts will begin June 1, 2022. After March 20, 2022 new enrollments in the BHVP will be reviewed on a quarterly basis.

  • Provider Enrollment Form: The link will take you to an online form, which will capture the information needed to determine your eligibility as a provider.  You will need to upload a completed Substitute W-9.  Certificates of Insurance can be uploaded in this form, too.