Credentialing Standards

Behavioral Health Managed Care Organizations

There are five Behavioral Health Managed Care Organizations (BHMCO) in Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance Program and each its own process to credentialing autism and other behavioral health providers.

Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBHO) (Start page 41)

Magellan Behavioral Health, Inc. (FAQ sheet)

Value Behavioral Health

Medical Assistance Bulletins

"Revision to Minimum Staff Qualifications of Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) Workers" (2006)

"Revisions to Policies and Procedures Relating to Mobile Therapy, Behavioral Specialist Consultant and Therapeutic Staff Support Services" (2001)

"Outpatient Psychiatric Services for Children Under 21 Years of Age" (1994)