How Do I Become an HCBS-AMH Provider?

What is an HCBS-AMH Provider? 

HCBS providers support long term recovery and community integration through the provision of home and community-based services to adults with serious mental illness. Before applying to become an HCBS provider please watch the video below.

There are two types of HCBS-AMH Providers: HCBS-AMH Provider Agencies and HCBS-AMH Recovery Management Entities. To become an HCBS-AMH Provider, click on the links below to learn more about the open enrollment process.

Option 1: HCBS-AMH Provider Agency

HHSC contracts with provider agencies to provide the full array of HCBS-AMH services. HCBS-AMH services are provided in home and community-based settings, including individual homes, apartments, assisted-living facilities and small community-based residences.

  • Services can be provided using direct service with provider agency staff; or
  • Through a combination of direct service staff and subcontract agreements with other service providers.

HCBS-AMH Services Provider Agency Open Enrollment

Option 2: HCBS-AMH Recovery Management Entity

The Recovery Management Entity administratively oversees recovery management services, and the recovery manager coordinates, monitors, links, advocates and assists the person in gaining access to needed Medicaid services, as well as medical social, educational and other resources regardless of funding source.

HCBS-AMH Recovery Management Open Enrollment


All required CTI trainings for both Provider Agency staff and service providers and Recovery Management Entity staff can be found on the HCBS-AMH Recovery Management Entity and Provider Agency Information & Overview webpage.

Contact Us

HCBS-AMH program related questions should be sent to the HCBS-AMH Team.