CBH is inviting providers to apply to become a part of our open network. In doing so, we will improve member access to behavioral and mental health treatment services and facilities and add to CBH’s current network of providers.
Applicants must be Medicaid providers licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) to be considered.
The open network is unlike CBH’s procurement process, which includes requests for proposals, qualifications, applications, and information, but providers can still join the network through these procurements. Requests for relocation of existing services may be submitted in writing to the DBHIDS Executive Leadership for consideration outside of the competitive bidding process. The CBH Provider Operations department is the single point of contact on activities related to resource development and support.
Providers are invited to apply to the open network, rolling application process to deliver these levels of care:
- Acute Inpatient Psychiatry (AIP)
- Independent Practitioners or Group Practices
- Intensive Behavioral Health Services – Applied Behavior Analysis (IBHS-ABA)
- Mental Health Outpatient (MHOP)
- Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF)
Providers will need a license in good standing from OMHSAS and still must undergo a credentialing process to become CBH in-network providers. Once contract negotiations are completed, providers and programs will receive an initial credentialing visit, which may include a review of staff files, written policies and procedures, and clinical records, along with a facility tour. A comprehensive list of documents needed for review can be found in the CBH Provider Manual.