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CalMHSA – Fee Schedule

Medi-Cal Peer Support Certification

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.  

Peer Support Specialist Applicants

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 for Certification (Peer Support Specialist)
Application for Certification
$ 100.00
Certification Exam (Peer Support Specialist)
Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Exam
$ 150.00
Exam Retake
$ 150.00
Renewal or Reinstatement of Certification for Peer Support Specialists
Biennial Renewal – Certification for Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist
(Effective September 2024)
$ 80.00
Reinstatement of Certification
$ 80.00

Supervisor Training

(Under Development – estimated to be available in January 2023)

This training is intended for individuals seeking training for supervision of work performed by certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists. The training is available at no cost. Registration in the learning management systems is required. (Registration not yet open)



Supervisor Training

CalMHSA Self-Paced – Supervisor Training

No Cost

CalMHSA-Approved Training Providers

Please visit our page with CalMHSA-approved training providers. Information on training fees can be found on the training provider’s website. 

Training fees are set by the training provider.