Effective 3/1/2018, The Health Plan will no longer require pre-authorization for any psychotherapy visits. This update pertains to all lines of business, however, certain self-funded (ASO) groups may continue to require pre-authorization. Call The Health Plan’s Behavioral Health Services at 1.877.221.9295 to clarify any questions that you may have.

Any requests for psychotherapy which are received from the date of this notice until the pre-authorization list and Medicaid Behavioral Health Provider Manual have been updated, will be approved without any clinical review.