For more than two decades, Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania (Magellan) has been managing behavioral health services for HealthChoices members. Since 2009, Magellan has had an integrative health focus in coordination with community navigators and Wellness Recovery Teams. Magellan works closely with its customers–Bucks, Cambria, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton counties; individuals; providers; and local communities. We are proud of the innovative efforts that have helped to increase access to care, improve service use rates, expand the continuum of services in alignment with evidence-based models, and maximize clinical appropriateness and quality services.

Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania is an affiliate of Magellan Health.

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Our Mission Statement

Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania is committed to ensuring the delivery of high-quality behavioral health care to help individuals and families achieve their goals. We partner with local counties, providers, members, families and other stakeholders to ensure a system of care based on innovation, clinical excellence and a philosophy of wellness that focuses on discovering personal strengths, building hope and offering choices. Together, we facilitate and accelerate transformation of the behavioral health system, supporting individuals and families on their journey toward recovery, building resilience in their lives and securing a healthier future.

Magellan Health Insights

The Magellan Health Insights blog is a resource for both members and providers. The website features information, resources, and trends in health care. The blog features the voices of Magellan’s clinical experts and business leaders. Advanced clinical models, data-driven population insights, and technology-enabled solutions help improve members’ experiences while helping people live healthier, more vibrant lives.

Magellan Cares Foundation

The Magellan Cares Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, focuses on efforts to improve access to quality healthcare and related social supports. The foundation supports programs and initiatives in four areas: national or large-scale health access and quality improvement initiatives; efforts that help to improve the social supports around a quality healthcare system, such as access to housing, food, clothing, or self-improvement opportunities; local efforts, including legacy initiatives supported by Magellan Health’s employees and; efforts to support America’s military service members, veterans, and wounded warriors.

News Releases

The External Communications Department and Community Relations Department at Magellan are the official communications links to the news media. For all media requests related to Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania, media members are asked to email the two points of contact below with your request to ensure a timely response. All interview and photography requests will be coordinated to include a Magellan communications point of contact either onsite or on the telephone.

Lilly Ackley
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Magellan Health
Email: AckleyL@magellanhealth.com

Aubrey Proud
Communications and Community Relations Director
Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania
Email: Avproud@magellanhealth.com

Recent News Releases in Pennsylvania

7th Annual Recovery in the Valley on October 7 in Johnstown will Highlight the Multiple Pathways to Recovery

2nd Annual Bucks-Mont Food Drive Collects Donations for Bucks County Opportunity Council and MontCo Anti-Hunger Network

Magellan Behavioral Health of PA Once Again Earns Full Accreditation for Three Years from the National Committee for Quality Assurance

Lehigh Valley Health & Human Services Job Fair Invites Students and Young Professionals to Penn State Lehigh Valley on April 13

Team Up Against Hunger in Bucks County and Montgomery County through December 16

6th Annual Recovery in the Valley on September 24 in Johnstown will Focus on the Strong Recovery Community in Cambria County

My Ascension documentary screening on May 5th in Stroudsburg is a suicide prevention event to give education and hope for local parents and youth

My Ascension documentary screening on May 4th in Ambler is a suicide prevention event to give education and hope for local parents and youth

My Ascension documentary screening on May 3rd in Bethlehem is a suicide prevention event to give education and hope for  local parents and youth

Magellan Healthcare and Cambria County Suicide Prevention Task Force Coordinate Logo Contest for Laurel Highlands Semicolon Project

Magellan Earns Distinction in Multicultural Health Care From NCQA

Magellan Earns Full Accreditation For Three More Years From NCQA

Magellan and Montgomery County host their 5th Annual Wellness Fair on October 19, 2019

Magellan hosts its 9th Annual MY Fest on Sept. 21, 2019

Magellan hosts S.T.A.R. Summit on June 29 to Celebrate Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Cambria County

Magellan hosts Best Practices in Addiction Treatment Conference in King of Prussia – September 20th

Magellan to Begin as New HealthChoices MCO in Cambria County on July 1st.