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Oregon Health Plan (OHP) Behavioral Health Coverage

Behavioral Health Services Do Not Need Prior Authorization

OHP covers behavioral health services. These are services to treat substance useproblem gambling and mental health disorders. You do not need a referral from your primary care provider to get treatment.

Mental Health Care

This includes:

  • Care coordination
  • Emergency services
  • Evaluations and consultations
  • Hospital stays
  • Medication management
  • Medication
  • Residential treatment
  • Therapy 

Substance Use Disorder (Addiction) Treatment

You do not need a referral to get help for problems with alcohol or drugs.

​Some of the covered outpatient and residential treatment services are:

  • Screening, assessment and physical examination including urine tests
  • Medication-assisted treatment
  • Acupuncture
  • Detoxification and
  • Individual, group and family or couple counseling.

A 24-hour care facility provides residential treatment for addiction. A residential facility can treat both adults and youth. Some facilities allow parents to bring their young children with them. Ask your CCO about treatment programs.

​Covered medications include:

  • Methadone
  • Suboxone
  • Buprenorphine
  • Vivitrol and

Other medication services that help you cut down or stop using alcohol or drugs. 

Other Behavioral Health Supports

​Behavioral health in-home services to support independent living:

  • Personal care attendant services to help with or perform activities of daily living
  • Services to maintain, develop or improve skills needed to perform activities of daily living

Learn more about home- and community-based services​.

​These include applied behavior analysis, intensive in-home behavioral health treatment​ and family support services.

Wraparound servic​es for children and families 

Wraparound services involve a team approach to services that help children birth up to age 18 meet their behavioral health needs. 

  • The wraparound team includes a care coordinator, family and youth support specialists, families and youth. Together, they develop a treatment plan. 
  • Schools and community agencies share resources and work together. This helps make sure the child's needs are met at home and in the community. 

To get wraparound services, call your child's CCO.​

Peer-delivered services are services from a peer support specialist or peer wellness specialist. These are people who have lived through some of the same things you have. They can:

  • Show you how to get the right services for you and your family.
  • Go to meetings with you.
  • Support you in your recovery.
  • Support you in parenting children with special physical or behavioral health needs. ​


Behavioral Health Links

Addiction services

Adult mental health services

Child and family behavioral health

Community mental health programs

Rules about covered services:

Member Resources

OHP contacts

OHP handbooks

Words to know


We want to make sure you have the information you need. 

Talk to your CCO

 Not in a CCO? Call 1-800-273-0557 or

 Email us