Community Behavioral Health (CBH) is a not-for-profit 501c (3) corporation contracted by the City of Philadelphia to provide mental health and substance abuse services for Philadelphia County Medicaid recipients.
Supported through state funding, CBH works in partnership with the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide vital behavioral health services. Today, CBH is responsible for providing behavioral health coverage for the City s 420,000 Medicaid recipients. Its primary activities include:
Authorizing payment for behavioral health services
Requiring provider agencies to deliver effective and medically necessary services
Achieving management and operational efficiencies to lower healthcare costs