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Welcome to Magellan Behavioral Health of Nebraska's Web site! This site will help members, families, friends and providers learn more about and work with Magellan. We encourage you to explore our site and to give us your feedback. We want to hear from you!

More about Magellan of Nebraska


Mental illness is treatable.  Get back in the game.  Visit for helpful information.


Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Magellan is dedicated to conducting business in an ethical and legal manner.  Magellan is commited to preventing, detecting and reporting fraud, waste and abuse.  Visit our Fraud, waste, and abuse page



Magellan News



Member Newsletter Logo

What’s the latest from Magellan of Nebraska? Your quarterly Magellan of Nebraska Member Newsletter includes details about news and upcoming events.



MY LIFE logo

Youth Involvement:
Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment

For Providers

Providing Care

Providing Care

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Magellan Provider Focus
(Check "Nebraska" under "Regional News" for local updates)

Stakeholder Committees

Stakeholder Committees

New and existing stakeholder committees will provide the foundation for voice and participation in the new managed care contract for behavioral health services in Nebraska.  The committees encourage active participation by members and families, providers, community advocates, and others interested in quality behavioral health care.  We invite providers, advocates, members and family members to apply.  Find more information and meeting minutes here.

Online Training

Online Training

Magellan offers online trainings for our consumers and providers. For providers, we have step-by-step user guides to help you complete various administrative online tasks, and demos of our online tools to help you navigate Magellan's Web-based applications.

Online Training


Coming Events

Medicaid New Provider Welcome Webinar
Thursday, April 17
11:00 a.m. - noon CST

Medicaid Monthly Provider Webinar
Thursday, April 24
11:00 a.m. - noon CST


Clinical Appeal Process and Provider Dispute Process Training Webinar
Friday, April 25
Noon - 1:00 p.m. CST


Medicaid Members Welcome
for Medicaid members
Wednesday, May 14
Noon Central time


2014 Success, Hopes and Dreams Conference
May 19-21, 2014
Cornhusker Marriott Hotel
Lincoln, Nebraska
Click to Register


Magellan Provider Town Hall Meetings
Coming to seven cites across Nebraska
   Wednesday, May 28
   1:00-3:00 p.m. CST
   Thursday, May 29
   9:00-11:00 a.m. CST
Grand Island
   Monday, June 2
   10:00 a.m. – noon CST
   Monday, June 2
   2:30-4:30 p.m. CST
   Tuesday, June 3
   10:30-12:30 p.m. MST
North Platte
   Wednesday, June 4
   9:00-11:00 a.m. CST
   Thursday, June 5
   9:00-11:00 a.m. CST


NAMI Walk Nebraska
Saturday June 14, 2014
Elmwood Park, Omaha


Did you miss any of our training webinars?  See our Provider Implementation Updates page and look under Documentation from Past Trainings.

In The News

Final version of 2013 Medical Necessity Criteria Guidelines now available.  See Provider Handbook.

Magellan's Commitment to Ending Bullying

Nebraska News & Updates

Magellan Provider Focus 

Coping with Violence

Quick Links

Forms and Processes

Treatment Record Review

Magellan Behavioral Health of Nebraska 2014 Provider Feedback Survey

Perspectives on Residential and Community-Based Treatment for Youth and Families

BHS Website User Guide

BHS GAP Website User Guide

Training Opportunities

Provider Trainings & Events



Spotlight On

What's Hot at Magellan of Nebraska

NEW!  Magellan Behavioral Health of Nebraska, Inc. announces the RFP release for "Consumer-Led and Family-Led Evaluations."


NEW!  Providers: Sign up today for electronic funds transfer (EFT) – a fast and secure method to receive your payments. If you are not taking advantage of EFT, we strongly encourage you to sign up now – it’s quick and easy. See our provider website for details.


NEW!  A Message from Sue Mimick, General Manager,
Magellan Behavioral Health of Nebraska
Accomplishments and Collaborations


NEW!  Magellan of Nebraska is moving to a new address!  Effective Monday, January 27, our new mailing address is 1221 N Street, Suite 325, Lincoln, NE, 68508.  The old PO Box 82047 is no longer available.


NEW!  Join our email list to receive updates of what Magellan of Nebraska is up to.


Magellan has released a clinical monograph on the use of psychotropic drugs in children, addressing the anxiety and confusion that can surround the prescription of these medications to children and adolescents. Magellan believes that prescribing these medications can be appropriate, but that parents, caregivers and practitioners need to understand the risks, and monitor their use.

More information
Find links to the monograph, external webinar registration, at-a-glance psychotropic
drug information and more details here.


Magellan of Nebraska Report to the Community
Our report celebrates the successes of our members, providers and community stakeholders.  View the full report on our new Magellan in the Community page.


NEW! The Health Insurance Marketplace: What You Need to Know (scroll to middle of page)

Your Thoughts Matter


Share your opinions and feedback about Magellan of Nebraska.

Recovery & Resiliency

View Video
Learn about promoting choice, direction and control for those with serious mental illnesses.

Magellan has partnered with national experts in behavioral health recovery and resiliency to offer a variety of informational and educational e-courses.

Contact Information

Office Hours Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (CST).
Excluding Holidays: Holiday Hours

Emergency Services available 24 hours a day.
Claims Resolution Toll-Free: 800-424-0333 Option 2

Member Services:
Toll-free: 800-424-0333
TTY/TDD: 800-424-4045
Fax Number: 888-656-5057