Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania, Inc., a Medicaid managed care organization (MCO), started as the new HealthChoices behavioral health exclusive contractor for the Cambria County Behavioral Health Services Program on July 1, 2017. Magellan currently administers behavioral health benefits for Medicaid members through HealthChoices contracts with Bucks, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery and Northampton counties.
Magellan has over two decades of experience managing behavioral health benefits for HealthChoices members through close collaboration with members, providers and community organizations. Through this collaborative mindset, Magellan has succeeded in producing innovative efforts in the following areas:
- increases in access to care
- improved service use rates
- expansion of the continuum of services in alignment with evidence-based models
- maximization of clinical appropriateness
- nationally recognized level of quality services
Read more about Magellan’s collaboration with Cambria County, local providers, community organizations and members in the Tribune Democrat: New Behavioral Health Provider Brings Options, Jobs to Cambria County.