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Important information about accessing your behavioral health benefits

Health First Health Plans partners with Magellan Behavioral Health (Magellan)* to provide mental health and substance abuse services for our members.

Magellan is a leader in behavioral health care with services that help individuals and families to recover, improve their overall health, and achieve wellness. With a nationwide network of more than 70,000 providers, they connect members with the right care when it is needed most. Magellan provides care for both inpatient and outpatient services and also provides crisis intervention at any time day or night.

How to Find Providers

You can find providers on Magellan's web site. Registration is not required to search for providers. To get started, simply enter Magellan's toll-free exclusive phone number for Health First Health Plans members (800-424-4347) and follow the instructions. Then click "skip registration" when asked to create a user name and password.

For More Information

  • For more information or to access behavioral health services, call Magellan at 1.800.424.4347 (TDD/TTY: 711).
  • You can visit the Magellan website at to find tools, resources and general educational information addressing health and well-being issues. Please note that as a new user, you may need to register a new account to access detailed information.

*Magellan Behavioral Health, Inc. a subsidiary of Magellan Health Services, Inc. Health First is contracted with Magellan to provide behavioral health management services to our members.

Health First Health Plans is an HMO plan with a Medicare Contract. Enrollment in Health First Health Plans depends on contract renewal.

Y0089_EL8540M | Accepted date: 10/01/2020
Last updated: 10/01/2020