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CalMHSA Releases Long Awaited Certification Fee Schedule

The Peer Support Specialist Certification Fee Schedule outlines activities and fees associated with the ongoing administration of the Peer Support Specialist Certification Program operated by California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA). Senate Bill (SB) 803 and Behavioral Health Information Notice (BHIN) 21-041 provides State standards for the Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Programs in California Medicaid program. The fee schedule has been approved by the Department of Health Care Services in accordance with the W&I Code Section 14045.18.


The following fees are for individuals seeking Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist certification in California and for individuals seeking renewal and/or reinstatement of their certification.

  • Application fee: $100

  • Exam Fee: $150.00

  • Exam Retake: $150.00

  • Biennial Renewal (2024): $80.00

  • Reinstatement of Certification $80.00


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