Become a Provider



The Fresno County Mental Health Plan (FCMHP) is dedicated to providing quality mental health services in an integrated system that values quality of life, compassion, and respect for both consumers and providers. In addition to the services provided by county staff, the Mental Health Plan has a network of private licensed mental health practitioners—Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Registered Nurses with a Master’s Degree in Mental Health—who provide services to Fresno County’s Medi-Cal population, either as individual or group providers.

Licensed mental health practitioners who are interested in working with Medi-Cal consumers through the FCMHP will need to complete the following:

Credentialing Presentation

Certified Peer Support Specialist

Individual/Group Provider Application

Organizational Provider (Licensed/Registered/Certified Staff, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs) Application

Organizational Provider Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist (MHRS) Application

Organizational Provider Non-Clinical/Non-Credentialed Staff (Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs) Application

Recredentialing Application 



Application Process

Providers may call Managed Care at (559) 600-4645 to ask about the application process or to request an application. Completed application forms must be submitted in one of the following ways:


Fresno County Mental Health Plan
P.O. Box 45003
Fresno, CA 93718-9886


Practitioners interested in contracting with the FCMHP must meet the credentialing requirements. Practitioners must also be willing to:

  • Accept new clients
  • Work with client and family or significant other in a professional, collaborative, and culturally competent manner
  • Work cooperatively with FCMHP staff who authorize and reauthorize clinical services
  • Cooperate with FCMHP staff during the site/facility review process

Psychiatrists providing inpatient services must have admitting privileges at appropriate inpatient facilities, including attending Psychiatrists in Skilled Nursing Facilities, which are categorized as Institution(s) of Mental Diseases (IMD).

The expectations of the Fresno County Mental Health Plan are discussed in the Provider Manual. If you are not able to download, view, or print a copy of this document, please contact Managed Care at (559) 600-4645 to request a copy.


If you have a Behavioral Health emergency
please call 9-1-1

For Access to Services or the Crisis Line,
1 800 654-3937

 CalHOPE Warm Line
1 833 317-HOPE(4673)

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 800 273-8255