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Medical necessity criteria updated, effective July 1

Changes to the Magellan Care Guidelines, which consist of MCG Guidelines and Magellan Healthcare Guidelines, went into effect July 1, 2020.

Magellan upgraded to the 24th Edition MCG Behavioral Health Care Guidelines content, as well as updating Magellan Healthcare Guidelines.

Visit our Medical Necessity Criteria page for more information, including a summary of changes (PDF) to the 2020-2021 Magellan Care Guidelines.

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