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Mental Health Benefits

Woman with HeadacheYour health benefit plan provides benefits for the treatment of mental health and chemical dependency issues by a hospital, doctor or other provider. Coverage for inpatient and outpatient services and office visits beyond 26 visits is coordinated through ValueOptions, by calling 800-367-6143. Mental health visit limits and substance abuse maximums may apply. To learn more about what types of treatment are covered, consult your Benefit Booklet. To locate a mental health provider near you, use the BCBSNC online Provider Search.

In addition to providing coverage for mental health treatment, the State Health Plan also provides resources for plan members who need help facing life's challenges - visit NC HealthSmart and ValueOptions' Achieve Solutions where you will find a variety of resources to assist you with stress and other issues.

Members eligible for NC HealthSmart services are members whose primary health coverage is through the State Health Plan. Federal law prohibits the Plan from using your personal health information to discriminate against you in any way or from giving this information to your employing agency/school or other unauthorized third party, unless required by law.