Intensive Community Treatment (H0039) Service Definition and Eligibility Requirements

Service Definition

Intensive Community Treatment (ICT) is an array of mental health services for individuals with significant mental illness who need intensive levels of support and service in their natural environment to permit or enhance functioning in the community. ICT has been designed to be provided through a designated multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals and shall include medical psychotherapy, psychiatric assessment, medication management, and care coordination activities offered to outpatients outside the clinic, hospital, or office setting for individuals who are best served in the community.

Medicaid Necessity Criteria

To qualify for ICT, the individual must meet at least one of the following criteria: