region/plan-specific news : Pennsylvania HealthChoices
Visit the Magellan of PA website for recent communications and upcoming events.
We’ve launched our new website with an updated look and a streamlined structure to make it easier than ever for our providers, members and other site visitors to find what you’re looking for. The website address remains the same, www.MagellanofPA.com.
Please take a tour a . . .
Effective for dates of service Feb. 1 and forward, Magellan will recognize the federal AMA/CMS definitions for the CPT codes referenced below.
90832: 16 to 37 minutes
90834: 38 to 52 minutes
90837: 53 minutes or longer
Impacted provider types: 08-110 / 08-184 / 31- . . .
Reports of misuse and abuse of the anticonvulsant gabapentin (Neurontin) are increasing, especially among those individuals who are abusing other substances.
Gabapentin is FDA approved for partial seizures and postherpetic neuralgia but it is increasingly being prescribed . . .
NHS Stepping Stones Plus is a therapeutic group program for children and adolescents ages 3 to 20 who live in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
The site-based program is highly structured and allows participants to . . .
In November, we shared ORP guidance and requirements from OMHSAS via a provider notice and our Pennsylvania website. All providers and their staff should monitor the ORP page of our website for any updates moving forward regarding ORP provider types and specialties require . . .