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Important: Use this new email address when requesting ABA services

New process for Blue Shield of California ABA requests

  • Effective immediately, for Blue Shield of California applied behavior analysis (ABA) initial authorization and treatment plan / concurrent review requests, email forms to
  • When sending records via email, ensure your message is encrypted. Check with your email service provider for more information about encryption/sending secure emails.
  • The ABA prior authorization fax line (1-888-656-5409) will be discontinued.

ABA forms available

You can find initial authorization and treatment plan / concurrent review forms online at (requires sign in).


For questions about Blue Shield of California ABA requests, contact Magellan customer service at 1-877-263-9952.


*In California, Magellan does business as Human Affairs International of California, Inc. and/or Magellan Health Services of California, Inc. – Employer Services.

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