Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organization Transition
As of January 1, 2020, Optum is the new Maryland Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organization (ASO). The transition process includes transferring authorizations, claims payment processing, participant history, and other information and materials from Beacon to Optum.
ASO Transition Resources for Providers
- Information and FAQs from MDH on the BHASO Transition
- Optum Home Page
- Sign up for Optum Provider Alerts
- ASO Transition Update and Unaddressed Complaints
If you have any further questions or concerns about the ASO transition, please contact BHSB’s Provider Relations Manager, Barry Waters at Provider-Relations@bhsbaltimore.org.