Mental Health First Aid
Behavioral Healthcare Inc., (BHI) is offering a free Mental Health First Aid course to individuals and organizations who serve BHI/RCCO 3 Health First Colorado (formerly called Medicaid).
Please click here for more details and how you can reserve your seat today.
Toll Free Telephone Numbers
Our toll free phone numbers have changed. Should you need to contact us using a toll free telephone number, or by utilizing a TTY device, please use the numbers listed on the right hand side of this page under the Behavioral Healthcare Heading. These numbers have also be updated within our Member and Family Handbook.
You are Invited
You are invited to attend our Program Improvement Advisory Committee (PIAC). PIAC was established to recommend implementation strategies for the requirements outlined in the Health Care Policy and Financing contract held by Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. (BHI). This meeting is open to the public. Here are the draft notes from the last meeting.
We look forward to meeting you and assisting BHI to improve our members’ healthcare experience.
BHI – 1290 Chambers Rd. Aurora CO 80011
October 25, 2016
9:00AM – 10:30AM
Uniform Service Coding Standards Manual
IMPORTANT UPDATE: 2016 Coding Manual effective July 1, 2016. The USCS manual is a living document that is updated each fiscal year to maintain consistency between the BHO contract, the OBH contract, the State Plan Amendments, the (b)(3) waiver, and coding guidelines. Unless otherwise noted, the State (HCPF and OBH) has agreed that it will accept coding provided under the previous edition through July 31, 2016. Providers must implement the 2016 edition by August 1, 2016. A link to the full manual can be found here.
ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Crosswalk
On April 1, 2014, the President signed into law legislation passed by the House and Senate delaying ICD-10. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10 is October 1, 2015. The Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing (HCPF) has created a crosswalk for converting covered diagnosis codes from ICD-9 to ICD-10. This list of codes is effective October 1, 2015 and will be required on all claims billing for date-of-service October 1, 2015 forward.
• ICD 10 FAQ
• ICD 10 Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Covered Diagnosis List
NEW BHI Wellness Program!
BHI is starting a new wellness program that will be offering free presentations on the benefits of healthy living.
For more information, and to register for upcoming events, please click here!