July 26, 2013 In July 2013, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a report intended to provide the reader with a basic understanding of the Medicaid program. This handbook is arranged in a modular format so that portions that become irrelevant and/or outdated will be removed and updated material can be added. Topics addressed include: 1) Medicaids Importance to Mental Health and Substance Use Services; 2) Medicaid Overview; 3) The Medicaid Behavioral Health Services Benefit Package; 4) Providers of Behavioral Health Services; 5 . . .