Prior Authorization requests for behavioral health services will be processed through Magellan Health.
See the Medical Prior Authorization Services List to confirm which behavioral health services require prior authorization.
Note: Prevea360 Health Plan will start reviewing prior authorization requests for behavioral health and substance abuse non-plan outpatient office services starting Jan. 1, 2018.
To request a prior authorization or notify Magellan Health of an urgent/emergent admission:
Notification of an urgent/emergent inpatient mental health or detox admission is required within 24 hours of admission.
- Provider Tax ID and address
- Member Name, Date of Birth, and Dean Health Plan ID #
- Current Diagnosis
- CPT Codes
- Length of authorization
- Clinical information supporting level of care being requested
- Admission Date
- Attending provider name
- Provider contact person’s name and phone number for concurrent review