Specialists in Building Behavioral Health Provider Networks and Preferred Provider Network Management

  • New Avenues specializes in credentialing and contracting Behavioral Health Providers including private and public practitioners and facilities at all levels of care
  • Timely contracting within 90 days of completed application
  • Experienced in building behavioral health networks within 90-120 days for large health plans or to meet needs of an employer with multiple locations
  • New Avenues, Inc., d/b/a/ Midwest Behavioral Health Network, is registered in Indiana as a Preferred Provider organization
  • To achieve maximum savings, fee schedules are based upon proprietary fixed rates for outpatient professionals and facility per diems
  • Providers enjoy working with New Avenues due to ease of telephonic access, minimal paperwork, respectful communications, fair and reasonable utilization review practices, provider input into credentialing and utilization review policies and procedures.

New Avenues and the Midwest Behavioral Health Network

Full Spectrum of Behavioral Health Providers:

  • Psychiatrists  
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Addiction Specialists
  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs
  • Inpatient & Partial Hospitalization programs
  • ABA Programs

MBHN Provides Health Plans With:

  • Rigorous credentialing program based on the National Committee for Quality Assurance standards
  • Access to providers nationwide and in 200 countries
  • Maximum savings to the health plan
    • 35-50% savings from billed charges
    • Aggressive negotiated fixed rates for outpatient practitioners
    • Use of per diems for inpatient, partial, and IOP programs
    • Reduced out of pocket expenses for members
  • Capacity to build networks quickly for Commercial andMedicare contracting
  • Choice, convenience and access to all levels of care
  • Quality assurance oversight of network
  • NCQA compliant programs
  • Private practice offices, multi-specialty groups, hospitals, private hospitals, community mental health centers and private agencies
  • Autism Specialty Networks including credentialing of BCBA and ABA facility providers fortreating autism spectrum disorders
  • Member satisfaction – our surveys indicate employees have over 90% satisfaction with their Provider access and experience

Contract Options:

  • MBHN Network – Stand Alone PPO Access Fee
  • Administrative Services Arrangement: features MBHN Network bundled with a utilization review and case management program
  • Claim re-pricing or full claim adjudication/processing services available
  • Integrated EAP and Behavioral Health program management