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Accessing Services Through the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership. School Climate Institute: June 4-6, 2013. Outcome Goals:. Participants will: Increase their understanding of the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership(LBHP) and the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC);
School Climate Institute: June 4-6, 2013
DHH Office of Behavioral Health and LA Medicaid have collaborated with:
To restructure LA’s behavioral health services into a system which is now managed statewide by:
Medicaid-eligible children with medically necessary behavioral health needs who need coordinated care.One Service System
Adults with serious mental illness and/or addictive disorders who are Medicaid-eligible.
Children with extensive behavioral health needs either in or at risk of out-of-home placement.
Uninsured children and adults who have serious mental illness and/or addictive disorders.
A health care management company that:
Works with government agencies, health plans and employers to offer consumers a choice in finding the most appropriate and effective health care services.
Provides access to expanded behavioral health services that focus on personal strengths and build hope.
Provides care and services that respect the behavior, ideas, attitudes, values, beliefs and language of the individuals served
There are two populations of children and youth eligible for LBHP services:
The Nuts and Bolts – Children’s System
This is the first time schools are able to claim reimbursement for behavioral health services!
24/7 phone line for all LBHP members
Improve overall outcomes for children/youth and their caregivers.
Decrease the number of youth in out of home placement settings.
Reduce the state’s cost for providing services by leveraging Medicaid and other funding sources
Improve student attendance
Increase student achievement
Decrease classroom disruptions - more time on-task for all students
Decrease suspensions and expulsions
(Note: CSoC uses Act 1225 Regions)
1 - Clinical Eligibility criteria:
2. Financial Eligibility is determined by DHH/Medicaid.
What is needed:
Once Magellan receives a call or fax…
The Member Service Representative (MSR) will conduct a preliminary screening by asking the following three risk questions: Over the past month:
Based on the results of this preliminary screening, the caller may be transferred to a Magellan Care Manager (CM) for additional clinical determination for appropriate services.
Parent Support/Training Youth Support/Training Crisis Stabilization Short Term Respite Care Independent Living/Skills Building
In Coordination with the Child, Family, and Family Support Organization (FSO):
Coordinated System 0f Care Website:
Magellan Behavioral Health
Department of Health and Hospitals
Department of Education