Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization

Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization

  • Service Description:

Twenty-four hour acute mental health treatment provided in a hospital setting.  The consumer is provided with individual, group, and family therapy and medication monitoring to address their behavioral treatment goals.  Children are allotted structured time during the program day for completing school assignments.

  • Process:
    • A licensed professional in either an office setting, home or emergency room visit must evaluate the individual.  If the consumer has an ICM, the case manager must complete a face-to-face visit prior to admission. 
    • The evaluator contacts Magellan for review of medical necessity. 
    • If deemed medically necessary, Magellan completes the bed search.