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Behavioral Health and substance use disorder tools and resources

Tufts Health RITogether

Tufts Health RITogether providers have access to several behavioral health and substance use disorder resources on our website. You’ll find information on behavioral health coverage, prior authorization and notification for behavioral health services, and more on the Tufts Health RITogether behavioral health webpage. You can also find important resources such as our Provider Manual, screening tools, forms, payment policies, medical necessity guidelines in our Resource Center.

Provider Manual 

The Tufts Health Public Plan Provider Manual includes information on our policies, procedures, and more. You’ll find more information on topics including:

  • PCP responsibilities and Rhode Island provider responsibilities in the Providers section.
  • Short-term care coordination and complex care management services in the Care Management section.    
  • Medical necessity and clinical criteria, patient care coordination, care management, and RI specific behavioral health services in the Behavioral Health section.

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