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Child and youth behavioral health services

Washington has developed a system for delivering intensive home and community-based mental health services to Medicaid-eligible children and youth.

Learn about these efforts, including Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe), what you need to know as a provider, and the governance structure that guides the work.

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Medicaid-funded mental health services for children and youth in Washington follow the children's behavioral health principles.

What treatment services are available?



The following fact sheets provide overviews of the efforts being implemented in Washington.

How do I become a behavioral health provider?

There are three provider options for behavioral health services in Washington:

  • Apple Health behavioral health fee-for-service (FFS) program
  • Apple Health managed care program
  • Services through behavioral health organizations (BHOs)

To learn more, visit our Become a behavioral health provider page.

Additional resources

Find information on current initiatives, governance, and resources you can share with clients and families on the Children's behavioral health client page.


Diana Cockrell