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Health Choices Services

The BH-MCO will provide timely access to diagnostic, assessment, referral and treatment services for members for the following benefits:

  • Inpatient psychiatric hospital services, except when provided in a state mental hospital
  • Inpatient drug and alcohol detoxification
  • Psychiatric partial hospitalization services
  • Inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation
  • Non-hospital residential detoxification, rehabilitation and half-way house services for drug/alcohol abuse or dependence
  • Psychiatric outpatient clinic, licensed psychologist and psychiatrist services
  • Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) for children and adolescents with psychiatric, substance abuse or mental retardation disorders
  • Residential treatment services for children and adolescents (JCAHO accredited and non-JCAHO)
  • Outpatient D&A services, including Intensive Outpatient and Methadone Maintenance Clinic
  • Methadone when used to treat narcotic/opioid dependency and dispensed by an in-plan drug and alcohol services provider
  • Laboratory studies ordered by behavioral health physicians and clozapine support services
  • Crisis intervention services with in-home capability
  • Family-based mental health services for children and adolescents
  • Targeted mental health case management (blended case management)
  • Certified Peer Specialist

Other services available to eligible Beaver County members called supplemental services are:

  • Psychiatric rehabilitation, site-based
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation, mobile
  • Community treatment teams
  • Long-term structured residential
  • Base Service Unit diagnostic assessment
  • Drug & Alcohol intensive case management
  • Single County Authority service plan assessment
  • Re-entry Liaison

Various providers in the community provide a core group of services, called In-Plan Services. Beacon Health Options of PA is the Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization that assures these services are available to members in Beaver County.

Health Choices