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Behavioral Health Services in SE Arizona

By | September 27th, 2010|Behavioral Health|

Folks that receive publicly-funded behavioral health services in Cochise, Santa Cruz, Greenlee and Graham Counties will soon transition to a new Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA).  In March, ADHS awarded contracts for all of the areas outside of Maricopa County.  We awarded the contract for Cochise, Santa Cruz, Greenlee and Graham Counties to Cenpatico Behavioral [...]

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Behavioral Health Medicine Transition Update

By | September 9th, 2010|Behavioral Health|

As you recall, the ADHS budget reduction last fiscal year required us to scale back the services we provide to folks who were receiving behavioral health services but don’t qualify for AHCCCS (called Non-Title XIX).  We also needed to switch to a “generic formulary” for Non-Title XIX folks on July 1 (which saves about $7M/year).  [...]

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Behavioral Health Performance Improvements

By | September 7th, 2010|Behavioral Health|

By working closely with our behavioral health contractors over the last couple of years we’ve been able to make some significant improvements in the quality of care that we’re providing.  Examples of our accomplishments are available in newly created outcome dashboards developed by CPSA, NARBHA, Cenpatico and Magellan.  The dashboards provide monthly reports using web-based [...]

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Behavioral Health Services Package Preparations

By | July 1st, 2010|Behavioral Health|

Our behavioral health team has been working for months to ensure a smooth transition to the new behavioral health service package for our folks that are receiving services but don’t qualify for AHCCCS benefits. We’re continuing to update our  Guidelines Fact Sheet and our guidance to contractors regarding services to Non-Title XIX members with serious [...]

Greater AZ RFP Awards

By | March 17th, 2010|Behavioral Health|

Today, we announced who will handle behavioral health care in Arizona except for Maricopa County starting in July.  Northern Arizona Behavioral Health Authority, Cenpatico Behavioral Health of Arizona, and Community Partnership of Southern Arizona won the contracts. We're excited about the content in these new contracts.  They are taking consumer choice and voice to a [...]

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