The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)

offers integrated medical and behavioral health care to more than 360,000 MassHealth Members statewide.

Working with its network of providers, MBHP offers high quality, accessible, culturally sensitive health care to MassHealth Primary Care Clinician (PCC) Plan Members, children in state custody, and others.

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For Members and Families

MBHP is here to provide you or your loved one with a full range of services to help with medical, mental health, and substance use disorder conditions. more

For Behavioral Health Providers

MBHP network providers can view the Provider Manual and performance specifications, submit claims, request service authorizations, and much more. more

For PCC Plan Providers

MBHP collaborates with primary care clinicians (PCCs) to enhance the integration of medical and behavioral health care, as well as to improve the quality of care offered to PCC Plan Members. more

Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) a Covered Service as of 10/1/15

Effective October 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP) will cover ABA services to youth under the age of 21 years enrolled in MassHealth Standard and CommonHealth through Early Prevention Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) and to children under the age of 19 enrolled in MassHealth Family Assistance. Please click the links for the ABA Provider Alerts, Performance Specifications, Medical Necessity Criteria, and ABA provider search (search for Applied Behavior Analysis in the contracted services search function). You can also find information on provider training for the authorization and billing process.

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ICD-10 Information

Beacon Health Options hosted a webinar that gave an overview of the ICD-10 timeline and upcoming changes to help our provider community prepare for the October 1, 2015 transition. Visit the Events and Trainings page to download the presentation or read the May Beacon Health Options provider newsletter for more information. For questions on the implementation of ICD-10, please read the ICD-10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

FAQ Addendum for Southeast Region ESP RFR

September 2, 2015 - With the release of the revised Appendix V on August 12, 2015, and the revised timeline, MBHP indicated that bidders could submit additional questions about the bid solicitation until August 21, 2015. During that time, MBHP received five (5) additional questions. The FAQ Addendum has been posted on the ESP RFR web page.>

MBHP’s Quality Management Department announces its new webpage design

Our new format shares MBHP’s performance and action around NCQA quality measures. Please browse the new webpage design and check out MBHP’s quality improvement activity. Please use this survey to provide feedback on the new Quality Management webpages so that we can continue to improve your experience with our quality services.

Transformation and Integration of Care

Learn about our work to improve integration across levels and systems of care. learn more

Find a Behavioral Health Provider

The MBHP provider network is one of the largest in Massachusetts. It includes over 1,200 clinics, inpatient programs, individual practitioners such as social workers and psychologists, and many more. Services offered range from detox, to crisis counseling, to long-term therapy.

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Find a Primary Care Clinician

If you are a MassHealth PCC Plan Member, you have access to a large network of primary care providers including physicians, community health centers, and hospitals. These providers can offer you check-ups, help with ongoing medical conditions, and more.

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Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP)

The Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP) is a statewide program that offers primary care providers free telephone consultation with child psychiatrists and other behavioral health education services.

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Behavioral Health Access Website

The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Access website allows medical and behavioral health providers, individuals and families, state agency staff, and others to locate services available through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative. It also provides information on openings Emergency Services Programs, inpatient programs, and other 24-hour services.

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Health New England (HNE) Be Healthy Information

MBHP manages behavioral health care for Health New England (HNE) Be Healthy, a MassHealth plan serving Western Massachusetts. If you are an HNE Be Healthy Member or provider, click "Learn More" to go to the MBHP/HNE Be Healthy website.

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