EPSDT Behavioral Health Services


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Medicaid eligible youth who meets the medical necessity criteria for behavioral health services as determined by a licensed mental health professional (LMHP).

Meets medical necessity criteria for rehabilitation services for children under the age of 21.  


  1. Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  2. Crisis Intervention
  3. Community Psychiatric Support & Treatment
  4. Therapeutic Group Home
  5. Addiction Services (outpatient and residential)
  6. Inpatient Hospital
  7. Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF)
  8. Outpatient Therapy (medication management, individual, family, and group counseling)
  9. Multi-systemic Therapy
  10. Functional Family Therapy
  11. Homebuilders
  12. Assertive Community Treatment
  13. Coordinated System of Care**


EPSDT Behavioral Health services are administered through Healthy Louisiana.

**The Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) is designed to provide services and supports to children and youth who have significant behavioral challenges or co-occurring disorders and are in or at imminent risk of out-of-home placement.  Youth must meet medical necessity to receive CSoC services.  CSoC services include: Parent Support & Training, Youth Support & Training, Independent Living/Skills Building, Short Term Respite Care and Crisis Stabilization. To access CSoC services contact Magellan of Lousiana at 1-800-424-4399.