Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services

thinking-icon.pngMany people think behavioral health and substance abuse problems are rare. In fact, they are common. A mental illness or substance abuse problem can affect thoughts and behavior. It can make it hard to cope with normal life routines.



Covered Services


If you think you may have behavioral health or substance abuse problems, it is important to remember there is help. MDwise covers behavioral health and substance abuse services for our members.

MDwise members can choose a behavioral health/substance abuse provider and set up appointments without a referral from a doctor. However, you should always talk to your doctor. Your doctor can help you find the right behavioral health provider. MDwise covers behavioral health services and medical services in the same way.

You must choose a behavioral health provider within the MDwise behavioral health network. There is a list of behavioral health providers that you can choose from. To find a behavioral health/substance abuse provider you can call MDwise customer service or go to MDwise.org.

If you have questions about behavioral health or substance abuse services, call MDwise customer service. When you call you will be asked to pick an option number for Hoosier Healthwise or the Healthy Indiana Plan. After you choose a health plan option, listen carefully and pick the option for behavioral health services. If you have a behavioral health emergency, there is an option that you can pick and someone will help you right away. We can answer your questions.