Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS)

Effective January 17, 2020, Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) replaced Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS).

IBHS Assessment
Referral for IBHS Assessment
IBHS Written Order – Updated Version
Master BHRS to IBHS Auth Excel
IBHS TAR Registration Cover Sheet
IBHS TAR Cover Sheet
Best Practice Guidelines for Fulfilling IBHS/BHRS Prescriptions
IBHS Staffing Phone Consultation Form

Magellan is working closely during this transition period with Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services (DHS), our county partners, providers and other stakeholders to assist in a smooth transition to IBHS.

Providers should refer to this IBHS FAQ for helpful information.

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.


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


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