The Behavioral Health Program is Kepro’s legacy program in West Virginia. Since late 2000, Kepro has provided prior authorizations for behavioral health services, retroactive provider documentation reviews, technical assistance and training to providers, data analysis and member focused activities.
The Behavioral Health Program promotes coordination of services for West Virginia Medicaid Fee-for-Service members across payer sources and has expanded to include the following provider types offering behavioral health services to West Virginia Medicaid members:
Kepro - West Virginia staff members in this program have extensive experience working in the West Virginia behavioral healthcare system and all clinical staff members are fully licensed in West Virginia. Additional services provided by Kepro include:
The state of West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Medical Services utilizes the following definition of behavioral health, services and supplies that are:
To learn more, visit West Virginia Department Health and Human Resources website at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/.
For a listing of licensed behavioral healthcare providers in West Virginia, visit the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services’ website at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/bms.
Licensed Behavioral Health Center Tools
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Providers must be enrolled with the Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) to provide clinic, rehabilitation, targeted case management, private practice psychiatric or private practice psychological services as well as Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities (BHHF) contract providers are required to submit data to Kepro to receive prior authorization for services. Providers may submit either directly via the Kepro website or through EDI submission. Providers must register with Kepro. To register, contact Harry Cook at email@example.com or contact Kepro at 304.343.9663.