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A Convenient Way to Access Behavioral Health

Feb 01, 2019
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One in five American adults experience a mental health issue in their lifetime. Most people with mental and behavioral health issues can get better with treatment. Community Health Options firmly believes in treating the whole person and that’s why we launched Health Options Online, a new behavioral telemedicine program for our Members.

Health Options Online is a telemedicine service that uses a fully interactive HIPAA-compliant platform where Members can meet with behavioral health providers by way of internet connection through their smartphone, tablet, or computer. The new service offers two practice sites: psychiatry and counseling.

  • Behavioral Health Psychiatry provides Members with increased access to psychiatrists for a full range of mental health and substance use disorders. Typically, a psychiatrist will review your mental/behavioral health concerns and manage your medications.
  • Behavioral Health Counseling providers Members access to providers for counseling/therapy services for mental health and substance use disorders.

All Health Options Members have access to Health Options Online. Member cost sharing, such as co-pay, deductible, and coinsurance, is applied to all visits. Some Health Options plans have the benefit of no out-of-pocket costs for the first three mental/behavioral health visits.


For Members

For more information about Health Options Online and access to the platform, please visit your Member Portal. Once you have logged into Health Options Online, you’ll be able to schedule your first session with a provider at your convenience.


For Providers

If you are a licensed mental/behavioral health provider in Maine and are interested in partnering with Community Health Options to provide telemedicine services, contact Provider Relations at 207-402-3347.

SEE ALSO

We continue to expand our provider network. Below is a list of providers and practices newly contracted since July 1, 2019 that are now in-network participants.

 

 

DATE

NAME

LOCATION

7/1/2019

Bangor OB/GYN

Bangor

7/1/2019

Cornerstone Family Practice

Patten

7/1/2019

Benjamin Liess, ENT

Scarborough

7/1/2019

RFC Maine (Chiropractic)

Richmond

7/1/2019

Kris Sornberger Osteopathic Healthcare

Bangor

8/1/2019

Daniel Benson, DPM

South China

8/1/2019

Landry Osteopathic Healthcare

Auburn

10/1/2019

Turning Point Pediatric Therapy

Augusta

11/1/2019

Beata Welsh, ST

Lewiston

12/1/2019

Bene Esse (Internal Medicine group)

Biddeford

12/1/2019

Katherine Beveridge, OD

Bangor

12/1/2019

United Ambulance

Lewiston & Bridgton

1/1/2020

Advanced Eye Care

South Portland

1/1/2020

Bioventus

 

1/1/2020

Wellness for Women

Kennebunk

1/1/2020

Ann Giedd, NP, PLLC

Eaton Center, NH

1/1/2020

Harmony Osteopathic & Acupuncture

Skowhegan

2/1/2020

Caroline Bowman Nutrition

Cape Elizabeth

2/1/2020

Four Gates Integrative Health

Portland

2/1/2020

Integrative & Regenerative Medicine

Bangor

2/1/2020

Chandra Sasseville, DC

Lewiston

3/1/2020

Waterville Audiology

Waterville

2/1/2020

Inform Diagnostics (lab)

 

2/1/2020

Therapath Partners, LLC (Pathology group)

Maine Partnered