Training & Resources for Partial Hospitalization Programs

Partial Hospitalization Programs administered through Community Mental Health Centers, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, long-term acute care hospitals and children’s hospitals receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at

Partial Hospitalization Programs administered through short-term acute care hospitals and Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities receive their PEPPER via QualityNet Portal at

View information on how to download your PEPPER via QualityNet Portal.

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:


  • View a list of the 12 MAC jurisdictions and the number of providers in each jurisdiction in total and by state for PEPPER Q4CY18 (XLS).

PEPPER Training Sessions

  • Access a complete series of PEPPER training sessions, available as ten “chapters” for ease of access. A review of a sample PHP PEPPER is also available.
  • July 17, 2019 PHP PEPPER Review: This session reviews the new Q4CY18 Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) PEPPER, released July 8, 2019. It includes a high-level overview of the target areas and a brief demonstration of the PEPPER. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF) or transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER review.
  • August 26, 2020 PHP PEPPER Review: This webinar reviews the new PEPPER for Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHPs), version Q4CY19, released in August 2020, iincluded the history/background of PEPPER, a high-level review of the target areas, a walk-through of a sample PEPPER to include the new PEPPER format, and guidance for accessing the PEPPER. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF), the Q&As (PDF) or transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER review.
  • New PEPPER Format: This session reviews changes to the PEPPER for greater accessibility, cleaner presentation and improved readability. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF) or the transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER recording.

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4CY19 (XLS).

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