Administrative Service Organization (ASO)

Information on the transition to Optum as the new Maryland Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organization.

 

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

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