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Behavioral health

AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia encourages and supports a holistic approach to health care, integrating behavioral and physical care to the extent permitted by law. The resources below are available to assist our providers in delivering high-quality care and improved health outcomes to our members.

Behavior health services provider guide

This behavioral health services provider guide provides important forms and information for behavioral health providers.

Clinical depression toolkits

The depression toolkits help primary care clinicians effectively assess, treat and monitor depression in adolescents and adults.

Behavioral health directory

The behavioral health directory provides a list of the behavioral health providers in AmeriHealth Caritas DC’s network for Medicaid members.

DBH evidence-based practices

The Department of Behaviorial Health (DBH) evidence-based practices fact sheet provides an at-a-glance look of services, descriptions, treatments and contact information for children and youth with complex behavioral needs.

HEDIS© FUH measure FAQs

This FAQ provides answers to commonly asked questions about the HEDIS© follow-up after hospitalization (FUH) for mental illness measure.

Contact the BH Utilization Management team

To contact the Behavioral Health Utilization Management team directly, please call 1-877-464-2911 or email to