Behavioral Health Centralized Access Services (CAS)

Behavioral Health Centralized Access Services (CAS)

1.800.761.9384 or 517.364.4390

The Behavioral Health Centralized Access Services (CAS) is located in the Emergency Department of Sparrow Hospital, Lansing MI.  We have a compassionate and experienced group of mental health therapists who are dedicated to assisting with providing comprehensive assessments and guidance on the most appropriate treatment.  If inpatient psychiatric care is needed, the Behavioral Health Access Team will assist with coordinating these services.

Our Behavioral Health Centralized Access Services Team is available to assist you 7 days a week/ 24 hours a day.

For external referrals please call 517.364.1111 or 517.364.3490.

 APU - Outside Referral Documentation Needs

  • Demographics 
  • Patient Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Diagnosis
  • Insurance Provider
  • Name of referring facility
    • Name and phone number of contact for follow up if needed
  • History and Physical 
    • Past and present history mental health issues
    • Past and present history of medical issues
      • History of IV, Ports, PICC, PEG, Trach, Ostomy, Cath, Insulin Pump, Wound-Vac, Dialysis, CPAP and Oxygen
  • ED/Nurses notes for current encounter
  • Consults notes
  • Labs 
    • CBC
    • CHEM
    • Diff 
    • Etoh
    • UDS
    • UA
    • Pregnancy test for patients of child bearing age
  • Medications provided for current episode of care
    • Home medications
  • Substance use/abuse
  • History of aggressive behaviors
    • Restraint use for current episode
  • Petition and Cert
  • ADL’s 
  • Vitals
  • Covid Test within last 72 hours

 GPU – Outside Referral Documentation Needs

  • Demographics 
  • Patient Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Diagnosis
  • Insurance Provider
  • Name of referring facility
    • Name and phone number of contact for follow up if needed
  • History and Physical 
    • Past and present history mental health issues
    • Past and present history of medical issues
      • History of IV, Ports, PICC, PEG, Trach, Ostomy, Cath, Insulin Pump, Wound-Vac, Dialysis, CPAP and Oxygen
  • ED/Nurses notes for current encounter
  • Consults notes
  • Labs 
    • CBC
    • CHEM
    • Diff 
    • Etoh
    • UDS
    • UA
  • Medications provided for current episode of care
    • Home medications
  • Substance use/abuse
  • History of aggressive behaviors
    • Restraint use for current episode
  • Petition and Cert
  • ADL’s 
  • Vitals
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Head CT
  • TSH
  • Covid Test within last 72 hours