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Adult Mental Health Habilitation Services Program

Adult Mental Health and Habilitation (AMHH) Program

Indiana Medicaid offers coverage for the Adult Mental Health and Habilitation (AMHH) home and community-based services (HCBS) services.  The AMHH HCBS program provides services to adults with serious mental illness who reside in a HCBS setting and who may benefit from skills to maintain a healthy and safe lifestyle in community-based settings. AMHH services are also available for eligible adults with both mental illness and addiction disorders.

Who is eligible for AMHH?

You must meet HCBS eligibility and Medicaid eligibility guidelines in order to be eligible for AMHH services.  To be eligible you must:

  • Be 35 years of age or older
  • Have income under 150% FPL
  • Reside in or transitioning into an HCBS-compliant setting (non-institutionalized)

You must also demonstrate a level of need by meeting the following criteria:

  • Receive a score of 3 or higher on the DMHA-approved assessment tool
  • Not be a danger to self or others
  • Be diagnosed with an AMHH-eligible primary mental health diagnosis


In addition to Medicaid-covered services, individuals receiving AMHH services are eligible for the following:

  • Adult Day Services
  • Home and Community-Based Habilitation and Support Services
  • Respite Care
  • Therapy and Behavioral Support Services
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Peer Support Services
  • Supported Community Engagement Services
  • Care Coordination
  • Medication Training and Support


When should I apply?

It is helpful to apply as soon as you identify a need for services.

Where Do I Apply?

First, go to your local Community Mental Health Center (CMHC).  You must also apply for Medicaid.  You can learn more about applying for Medicaid by going to the Apply for Medicaid webpage.

For more information on AMHH please visit FSSA's AMHH webpage or email

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