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Behavioral Health

Provider Type

  • Physicians (does not apply to Cal MediConnect)
  • Participating Physician Groups (PPG)
    (does not apply to HSP)
  • Hospitals
  • Ancillary

This section contains general member benefit information and provider referral information on behavioral health and substance abuse care services.

Marriage and family therapists, social workers, professional counselors, and psychologists can:
  • Diagnose, treat and consult for the management of mild to moderate emotional problems for which the PCP or member feels the need for consultation.
  • Evaluate cases for which a member would benefit from psychotherapy in addition to psychotherapeutic medication.
  • Conduct psychological testing for clarification of diagnosis to establish a treatment plan (psychologists).
Marriage and family therapists, social workers, professional counselors, and psychologists can:
  • Diagnose, treat and consult for the management of mild to moderate emotional problems for which the PCP or member feels the need for consultation.
  • Evaluate cases for which a member would benefit from psychotherapy in addition to psychotherapeutic medication.
  • Conduct psychological testing for clarification of diagnosis to establish a treatment plan (psychologists).
Marriage and family therapists, social workers, professional counselors, and psychologists can:
  • Diagnose, treat and consult for the management of mild to moderate emotional problems for which the PCP or member feels the need for consultation.
  • Evaluate cases for which a member would benefit from psychotherapy in addition to psychotherapeutic medication.
  • Conduct psychological testing for clarification of diagnosis to establish a treatment plan (psychologists).
Marriage and family therapists, social workers, professional counselors, and psychologists can:
  • Diagnose, treat and consult for the management of mild to moderate emotional problems for which the PCP or member feels the need for consultation.
  • Evaluate cases for which a member would benefit from psychotherapy in addition to psychotherapeutic medication.
  • Conduct psychological testing for clarification of diagnosis to establish a treatment plan (psychologists).
Last Updated: 02/01/2021