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Medical necessity criteria updated, effective July 1

Changes to the Magellan Care Guidelines, which comprise of MCG Guidelines and Magellan Healthcare Guidelines, go into effect July 1, 2018.

Magellan upgraded to the 22nd Edition MCG Behavioral Health Care Guidelines content, as well as updating and retiring several Magellan Healthcare Guidelines.

Visit our Medical Necessity Criteria page for more information, including a summary of changes (PDF) to the 2018-2019 Magellan Care Guidelines.