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The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)

manages behavioral health care for more than 500,000 MassHealth Members statewide. Working with its network of providers, MBHP offers high quality, accessible, culturally sensitive health care to Members of the MassHealth Primary Care Clinician (PCC) Plan, Community Care Cooperative (C3), Steward Health Choice, and the BeHealthy Partnership. We also serve children in state custody and others.

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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

Change Healthcare Cybersecurity Update

On February 21, 2024, we were alerted that one of our vendors, Change Healthcare (a subsidiary of Optum), experienced a cybersecurity event. As of this notice publishing, Change Healthcare has confirmed that their systems are unavailable. Click here to learn more.

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Update Your MassHealth Coverage

During the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, MassHealth put protections in place to ensure that your healthcare coverage continued. Beginning April 1, 2023, MassHealth is returning to its standard annual eligibility process. All current MassHealth Members will need to renew health coverage to make sure that benefits continue. More information on this process and what is needed to complete your renewal is on the website.

Community Behavioral Health Center/MCI

If you are experiencing a mental health or substance use disorder crisis, the Community Behavioral Health Centers (CBHCs)/Mobile Crisis Intervention (MCI) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. more

MassHealth Behavioral Health Urgent Care Program

Providers who would like to participate in the MassHealth Behavioral Health Urgent Care Program, as described in MassHealth Managed Care Entity Bulletin 76, should complete the Attestation Form. Please direct any questions to BH Urgent Care Attestation.

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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 Program (MCPAP)

The Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (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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BeHealthy Partnership Information

MBHP manages behavioral health care for the BeHealthy Partnership, an Accountable Care Organization, serving Western Massachusetts. If you are a BeHealthy Partnership Member or provider, click "Learn More" to go to the MBHP/BeHealthy Partnership website.

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Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain (MCSTAP)

The Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain (MCSTAP) is a statewide program that offers primary care providers free telephone consultation on safe prescribing and managing care for patients with chronic pain, substance use disorder, or both.

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