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Changes to the Magellan Care Guidelines, which consist of MCG Guidelines and Magellan Healthcare Guidelines, went into effect July 1, 2019.
Magellan upgraded to the 23rd Edition MCG Behavioral Health Care Guidelines content, as well as updating and retiring several Magella . . .
Though generally satisfied with Magellan services and providers, members can find it challenging to access a provider initially
Magellan cares about the members we serve, and we know you do too. In the ongoing effort to improve the quality of our programs and services, we . . .
Share your behavioral specialties with Magellan
Whether you’ve personally tried online dating or not, no doubt you’ve heard how challenging it can be to find someone compatible via dating apps. For members seeking a qualified provider to help them with their behavioral hea . . .
Share these tips for recovery with your patients
National Recovery Month takes place each September to help raise awareness about substance use treatment and mental health services.
Feel free to share the following resources with members, and visit our substance use treatm . . .
Learn more about HEDIS® measures involving mental health and substance use, and what they mean for your practice, with Gary Henschen, MD.
Improving care after hospitalization, ER visit for mental illness or substance use
Recorded webinar (31 minutes)
Slide deck (PDF)
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Bill all codes together on last date of service
Psychiatrists or psychologists providing psychological testing services (Testing Evaluation Services 96160-96133 and/or Test Administration and Scoring Services 96136-96139) know that these most often occur across multiple da . . .
Whether you are writing reports, supervising, training parents, or conducting other applied behavior analysis (ABA) services that require the HO modifier, you must be fully credentialed through Magellan.
The provider name on the claims must match the name of the person pro . . .