Updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Now Available: Behavioral Health Program Changes Effective on 2012 Group Renewal Date

December 16, 2011

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) will implement changes to the Behavioral Health Program*. Effective on the 2012 group renewal date, BCBSTX will introduce the Focused Outpatient Management Program.

The Behavioral Health Focused Outpatient Management Program was developed as a new and innovative way to address the unique aspects of managing behavioral health conditions and treatment, and continue to ensure that members receive medically necessary and appropriate quality, behavioral health outpatient care.

We have updated the previously posted Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). New program information is shaded within the updated document. View updated Frequently Asked Questions .

If you have any questions, please contact your local BCBSTX Professional Provider Network office.

*The Behavioral Health program is available only to those members whose health plans include behavioral health benefits through BCBSTX.