Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)

Effective January 17, 2020, Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) replaced Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS). For the most recent IBHS resources available through DHS, please go to this IBHS FAQ for helpful information.

IBHS Assessment
Referral for IBHS Assessment
IBHS Written Order – Updated March 9, 2023
IBHS TAR Registration Cover Sheet
IBHS TAR Cover Sheet
Best Practice Guidelines for Fulfilling IBHS/BHRS Prescriptions
IBHS Staffing Phone Consultation Form

Providers should refer to this IBHS FAQ for helpful information.

Providers can refer caregivers to this IBHS Caregiver FAQ for more information about this service.

Listed below are the transition meetings that Magellan has hosted to date, along with the upcoming provider and member meetings currently scheduled. For the most recent IBHS resources available through DHS, please go here.

Best Practices Trainings

  • July 22, 2021 (Best practices for IBHS: Assessment): presentation, recording
  • Sept. 23, 2021 (Best practices in treatment planning for IBHS agencies): presentation, recording
  • Nov. 18, 2021 (Best practices in generalization and transfer of skill for IBHS agencies): presentation, recording
  • April 28, 2022 (IBHS best practices webinar: Provision of IBHS in Educational Settings): presentation, recording
  • July 14, 2022 (IBHS best practices webinar: Core Assessment & Treatment Planning Skills): presentation, recording
  • Sept. 15, 2022: (Best Practices for Care Coordination for Individuals with IDD & Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders): presentation, recording
  • November 10, 2022 (IBHS best practices webinar: Coordinated Care for Members living with Autism Spectrum Disorder): presentation, recording

Provider Workgroups

Group Provider Workgroups

Stakeholder Forums

Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

For additional questions related to IBHS, please send an email to


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IBHS Summary Video