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Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organization updates – 8/11/2021

Beacon Health Options of Pennsylvania – Updated Covered Services Grid

The Beacon Health Options of Pennsylvania’s Covered Services Grid has been updated effective August 1, 2021. This grid lists all the service classes, modifiers, and service codes for authorizations and billing purposes. Changes/updates are highlighted in orange.

Please view the most recent version by clicking the button below titled “Covered Service Grid” and then by clicking on the text, “The most recent version”.

Please note that since this grid is updated regularly, it is advisable to save the above mentioned page and then click on the hyperlinked text to ensure you can get to the most recent version. 

Beacon Health Options of PennsylvaniaJoin Us for COVID-19 Discussion Meetings ** Fridays, Noon to 1PM **

Beacon Health Options of Pennsylvania is happy to announce our new series of COVID-19 Provider Discussion Meetings. We are excited to continue resource sharing, problem resolution, and connective conversations to keep you best informed on COVID-related topics. Please click on the link below for the invitation which lists the dates and webinar links. Next meeting is August 13th! We look forward to having you join us! COVID-19 Discussion Meetings

Community Behavioral Health (CBH) Provider Notice: Ipswitch Claims Late Submission Folder Activation

Starting August 23, 2021, the Claims Late Submission Folder will become operational in the CBH Ipswitch Secured File Transfer Application for Electronic Data Interchange Claims. The Claims Late Submission Folder is only allowed for prior approved late submission appeals and those submitted file or files will be reviewed by the CBH Technical Analyst for final processing releasing. The file or files will be processed within the normal CBH processing period.

Community Behavioral Health (CBH) Request for Proposals for ASAM 2.1

CBH is seeking providers to deliver services in alignment with American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 2.1 Intensive Outpatient treatment services in Philadelphia County. Proposals must be received by 2:00 p.m. on August 25, 2021. Click here to view the complete RFP. Scroll down to where it states RFP for ASAM 2.1.

Community Behavioral Health (CBH) – Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders training

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Sandy Capaldi will present information on cognitive behavioral conceptualizations of anxiety disorders, emotional processing theory, and the specific applications of emotional processing theory to various anxiety disorders. Basic CBT techniques (assessment, psychoeducation, exposure techniques, and homework assignments) will also be reviewed. BHTEN is a co-sponsor of this workshop and CEUs are available. For more information and to register, click here.

PerformCare – Watch Now: JIVA Upgrade Training

PerformCare encourages providers to watch the JIVA June 3, 2021 Upgrade Training video available on the Presentations section of the website. Watch the video and access other presentation and training materials on PerformCare’s website

Community Care Behavioral Health (CCBH) CCARE (Community Care’s Anti-stigma Resources and Education) Anti-Stigma Campaign

Community Care is participating in an effort to improve engagement and quality of care in substance use disorder service – the Successful Prevention, Early Detection, Treatment, and Recovery (SPEDTAR). Two population health activities during this project are medication-assisted treatment information and reducing stigma through our anti-stigma campaign (CCARE).

Magellan Behavioral Health of PA (Magellan) – Equity as an Expectation Webinar, August 30th at 2pm

Join Magellan and Tonicia Freeman-Foster, EdD, CDP, CHES, PMP, as we explore equitable strategies for developing culturally responsive services.