TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
NJSAMS contains health information, including substance use disorder and mental health diagnosis and treatment information, that is protected under federal and state law, including the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), 45 C.F.R. Parts 160 & 164.
As a NJSAMS User, I understand that my work will involve access to client health information, which is protected by federal and state laws, for the purpose of providing or arranging treatment, payment or other health care operations. NJSAMS users are not permitted access to client information without a valid written consent that meets the requirements of 42 C.F.R. Part 2 and HIPAA.
I acknowledge that I am engaged by a covered entity. I further acknowledge my responsibility to protect the privacy of and to guard against inappropriate use or disclosure of client health information by logging in as a NJSAMS user.
PROHIBITION ON REDISCLOSURE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
This notice accompanies a disclosure of information concerning a client in substance use treatment made to you with the consent of such client.
This information has been disclosed to you from records protected by Federal confidentiality rules (42 C.F.R. Part 2).
The Federal rules prohibit you from making any further disclosure of this information unless further disclosure is expressly permitted by the written consent of the person to whom it pertains or as otherwise permitted by 42 C.F.R. Part 2.
A general authorization for the release of medical or other information is NOT sufficient for this purpose.
The federal rules restrict any use of information to criminally investigate or prosecute any alcohol or drug abuse client.
In an effort to improve our customer service, we have released a new online customer service ticketing system. Please use this new system to submit any issues you may experience. You will be assigned a ticket number so you can track the status of problem resolution. The link can be found under the “Help” menu.
Brian G. Regan
OIS - DMHAS
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Office of Information Systems - OIS
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services - DMHAS
NJSAMS Downtime Notification
Please be advised that
NJSAMS application will not be available between Friday Oct 21st 8 PM EST and Saturday Oct 22nd 10 PM EST due to maintenance of electrical system at the Rutgers data center.
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.
EHR Import Notification
EHR Import - Phase I is scheduled to release in late February, 2017.
For information about HL7 Specification that NJSAMS support in Phase-I,click: HL7 Specification
For sample HL7 file, click: HL7 Sample
Please click here for DSM-5 changes in NJSAMS as several providers were not familiar with the clinical update regarding 0.5-Early Intervention and the “At Risk” status of a consumer who does not meet DSM-5 criteria for any diagnosis.
NJSAMS 3.4.2 has been released on 09/26/2016!! Please find the Release Content Letter (RCL): NJSAMS 3.4.2 RCL
NJSAMS 22.214.171.124 has been released on 07/15/2016!! Please find the Release Content Letter (RCL): NJSAMS 126.96.36.199 RCL
NJSAMS 3.4.1 has been released on 07/01/2016!! Please find Release Content Letter (RCL) : NJSAMS 3.4.1 RCL
NJSAMS has been upgraded to version 3.4 featuring Managed Care!! Please find below, documents related to NJSAMS 3.4 Release
NJSAMS 3.4 Release PowerPoint State Administrative PA IME Update for Providers
Letter to IME Affiliated Providers - Change in IME Timeline for Medicaid Prior Authorization (PA). please click on link below
Change in IME Timeline
NJSAMS Quarterly Webinar
NJSAMS’s 2016 quarterly webinars will be organized on Nov 17th. Registration link will be posted 3 weeks prior to these dates.
Maintenance Fixes ( 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.0.4, 3.1.0, 188.8.131.52, 3.2, 184.108.40.206 and 3.3.2) Mar 28, 2016
DOB hotfix: If last two digits of client's year of birth is entered, system is taking current century.
Nov 14, 2015
SBIRT is no more a funding source in NJSAMS
Nov 10, 2015
Legal Disclaimer pop-up at the time of login has been fixed to display only at successful login
Adding a new Status code for “Discharge-in-Progress” to all Summary Admission Reports (Statewide, Agency and County)
Date of Birth not to allow future date
For Fee For Service consumers’ discharge date cannot be prior to service (Claim/bill) date
IME User Role only:
1. To display Authorization Number in export to Excel for “Referral by IME” under Referral Client List.
2. if dates are entered no need to select other search criteria such as Client ID, Last Name or SSN.
3. Report for IME Managed Initiatives’ Assessment Authorization which is issued to services providers.
Sep 21, 2015
An assessment authorization fix has been updated in NJSAMS 220.127.116.11 based on the issue reported by IME and help request ticket #22525 from Ticket Management System (TMS).
Sep 15, 2015
Choosing Sitelocation, Initiative and Service Date: Service providers will be allowed to choose sitelocation, initiative and Service startdate while request being sent to IME for a authorization.
MATI Eligibility: MATI eligibility rules have been revised.
DSM IV: DSM IV has been unlocked for admitted clients.
July 22, 2015
Enable Medicaid: Medicaid option “Yes” is being disabled by the system if client’s FPL is greater than 133%. This issue has been resolved in 3.0.4 release by enabling Medicaid option “Yes” if client’s FPL is greater than 133%.
July 15, 2015
Enable Discharge: Discharge section is being locked and prevents service providers to edit this section if client’s discharge date is back-dated to more than 30 days. This issue has been resolved in 3.0.3 release by enabling discharge section for 90 days from client’s discharge date.
July 9, 2015
Enable DASIE: DASIE is being locked once the client has been admitted. Service providers were unable to change client’s eligibility while client being treated. This issue has been resolved by un-locking the DASIE in 3.0.3 release. DASIE will be locked only if client discharge process has been initiated.
July 6, 2015
Assessment Authorization Approved list: Assessment Authorization Approved list was displaying unapproved assessment requests with an authorization number of “None”. The issue was, if provider obtained treatment authorization for the client, before IME approves the same client’s assessment authorization, it was moved to approved list. This issue has been resolved in 3.0.2 release.
July 1, 2015
Message Queue: At service provider end, message queue was listing all clients who have messages regardless of whether the consumer is in their agency or not. This issue has been resolved in 3.0.1 release.