Geisinger: Change in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Providers

Effective July 1, 2016, Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) is making some changes to their network of mental health and substance abuse providers.  GHP has selected Magellan Healthcare to provide mental health and substance abuse services as covered by the group plan. Magellan offers a broad network of experienced providers, as well as nurse case managers working together with GHP staff.  Magellan’s valuable online extras, such as their web-based learning programs, will provide you with additional resources.

With this change some providers may no longer be in the network.  Members who are being seen by the affected providers will be notified by letter and given further instruction regarding their transition of care.  To verify whether a provider is part of the new network, please visit mgln.us/GHPprovidersearch.  Magellan will continue to add providers to the network on an ongoing basis, so please visit frequently to view the most updated list.

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