Apply for MBHP

MBHP is the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership.

It provides mental health and substance abuse support.


Your family member qualifies for MBHP is they are 21 or older, have MassHealth Standard, MassHealth CommonHealth, or MassHealth Family Assistance, and are enrolled in the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) plan.


Here's what you can do:

  1. If your family member is not on the PCC plan, or if you’re not sure, call a MassHealth Benefits Advisor at 1-800-497-4648 and ask.

  2. Then ask your family member's doctor to refer you to a mental health professional, like a psychologist or psychiatrist.

  3. Schedule a mental health or behavioral health screening with a mental health professional.

  4. Send MassHealth the reports that confirm an emotional, behavioral, or psychiatric disability.In order for your family member to get services through MBHP, MassHealth must first agree that the services are medically necessary.

  5. Decide what type of MBHP service is best for your family member.

Source: MBHP