If you have patients to refer for behavioral health, all prior authorization requests are processed through Magellan Health. See our Medical Prior Authorization Services List to confirm which behavioral health services require prior authorization.
To request a prior authorization or notify Magellan Health of an urgent/emergent admission:
- Provider tax ID and address
- Member name, birthdate and Dean Health Plan ID #
- Current diagnosis
- CPT codes
- Length of authorization
- Clinical information supporting level of care being requested
- Admission date
- Attending health care provider name
- Provider contact name and phone number for concurrent review
You must notify us of any urgent/emergent inpatient mental health or detox admission within 24 hours of admission.