Amerigroup. An Anthem Company.

Iowa Providers

Behavioral Health

Integrated health care

Amerigroup Iowa, Inc. facilitates integrated physical and behavioral health services as a vital part of health care. Our mission is to address the physical and behavioral health care of members by offering a wide range of targeted interventions, education and enhanced access to care to ensure improved outcomes and quality of life for members.

We work collaboratively with hospitals, group practices, independent behavioral health care providers, community, government agencies, human service districts and other resources. This enables Amerigroup to successfully meet the needs of members with mental health and substance use disorders as well as those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Behavioral Health Areas of Expertise Profile (BHAEP)

The BHAEP is designed to highlight your services, cultural preferences, race, languages spoken, and specialties to our members through the enhancement of our online provider directory. Your answers to the brief survey below will help our members find the right behavioral health provider to fit their unique needs. While extremely helpful in promoting your services, completion of the BHAEP does not affect your credentialing materials/status or provider contract. Because any representation of a clinical area of expertise is based on your self-disclosure and professional judgment, please only select those items that fall within the scope of your state-issued license and clinical experience. Complete the BHAEP survey

Prior authorizations

We recommend you submit prior authorization requests via Interactive Care Reviewer (ICR), our secure Utilization Management tool available in Availity. With ICR, you can submit or check status of a request, attach clinical documentation and auto-authorize more than 40 common procedures. You may also fax your request via one of the forms below.

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Training opportunities for behavioral health providers 

Sign up with Psych Hub , our new training contractor for our behavioral health providers. You will have access to Psych Hub’s catalog of educational podcasts, videos, and other accredited content. You will also have the opportunity to receive free continuing education units, a requirement for most professional licenses. Numerous self-paced courses in evidence-based interventions are ready for you.

Provider tools & resources

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We look forward to working with you to provide quality service for our members.

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