In 2017, DMAS launched an enhanced substance use disorder treatment benefit - Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS). The ARTS benefit provides treatment for members with substance use disorders across the state. The ARTS benefit expands access to a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment services for all enrolled members in Medicaid, FAMIS and FAMIS MOMS including expanded community-based addiction and recovery treatment services and coverage of inpatient detoxification and residential substance use disorder treatment.
Contact information for Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)
Aetna Better Health - 1-800-279-1878 or TTY: 711
Anthem HealthKeepers Plus - 1-800-901-0020 or TTY: 711
Molina Healthcare - 1-800-424-4518 or TTY: 711
Optima Health - 1-800-881-2166 or TTY: 711
UnitedHealthCare Community Plan - 1-844-752-9434 or TTY: 711
Acentra Health (formerly KePro): 804-622-8900 or TTY: 711
Enhanced Behavioral Health and Addiction Services for Youth and Adults
Enhanced Behavioral Health services seek to keep Virginians well and thriving in their communities, reduce the need to focus on crisis by investing in prevention and early intervention for mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) comorbidities, and support a comprehensive alignment of services across the systems that serve Medicaid members.
Resources - Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services
Policy and Provider Manual
Provider Memos, Peer Support Services, Opioid Treatment Services, SBIRT Services and Provider Manuals
Credentialing, Providers ASAM, Mental Health and Peer Support, DBHDS Licensing Resources and more
Authorization and Registration
Service Authorization Forms, Registration Forms, Authorization Forms and more