Provider Notice

New Provider Referral Process


     Date: Feb. 11, 2014                                                                       Notice Number: 315

The Arizona Department of Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services (ADHS/DBHS) has approved Magellan's new Provider Referral Process, which is designed to ensure members have effective and efficient access to all medically necessary covered services. A Minimum Required Documents Form has been developed to assist providers with coordination of care. The documents linked below are effective immediately and have been posted to the Magellan Provider Manual. Please take some time to review the new documents linked below.  


            PM Section 10.1, Provider Referral Process


Provider Referral Packet - Minimum Required Documents Form


If you have any questions about this provider notice, please contact your provider relations liaison.



In accordance with ADHS/DBHS guidelines, providers are required to comply with the updated policies and procedures presented in provider notices. Where applicable, this information is incorporated into the ADHS/DBHS Provider Manual, Magellan Health Services of Arizona Edition. The full provider manual and provider notices are available at the For Providers area of Magellan's Web site,



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