Contracting with Health Plans: Key Considerations for Behavioral Health-Focused LTSS Providers

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Many states are implementing managed long-term services and supports (LTSS) for their Medicaid populations, including those experiencing mental illness, addiction, or intellectual and developmental disabilities. For this reason, health plans in your area may be seeking providers who can deliver services such as health navigation, peer support, and developmental therapy, to their members with behavioral health needs.  This brochure outlines considerations for organizations such as yours when contracting with health plans.