Contact Us

Phone Numbers

Access and Crisis Line - (888) 724-7240

Hours of Operation: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Provider Line - (800) 798-2254

Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Press 1 for Crisis Calls
Press 2 for Claims/Billing Questions
Press 3 for Inpatient Admissions/Psychiatric Auths/Bed Availability
Press 4 for FFS Outpatient Auths and Ancillary Requests
Press 5 for Adminstrative Questions for Outpatient Auths
Press 6 for LTC, IMD/SNF Facilites
Press 7 for Provider Services
Press 8 for Referrals for Other Outpatient Services

Support Desk - (800) 834-3792

Hours of Operation:  Mon. - Fri. 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Inquiries are received either through phone contact or an email request to  SDHelpdesk@optum.com.

The Optum Support Desk will provide after-hour cellphone emergency support for urgent CernerWorks Citrix portal and CCBH (formerly Anasazi) issues. Urgent issues affecting multiple users, and include:
        -When logging into CCBH (formerly Anasazi), the system does not respond or appears to be frozen, and/or
        -No data can be entered or viewed
After-hour support cellphone  (800) 834-3792 
        Weekdays - 4:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
        Weekends - 4:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

TERM - (877) 824-8376

Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fax Numbers

Claims Fax -  (619) 641-6975

The fax number is utilized to:
        -Request stop payment on a check not received via mail
        -Request aging report of unpaid claims for status of claim
        -Send copies of Other Health Coverage (OHC) EOBs if claim is denied
        -Claim Appeals
MFT's may fax or call for MediCal Eligibility Verification to confirm the client's eligibility for the month of service.
Email questions without specific client information to psclaims@optum.com

Long Term Care Fax -  (888) 687-2515 

The fax number is utilized to submit:
        -Admission request packets
        -Quarterly reports
        -Clinical documentation

Provider Services Fax - (877) 309-4862

The fax number is utilized to:
        -Submit applications for credentialing and re-credentialing
        -Update documentation such as copies of licenses, professional liability insurance, DEA certification, and writing
         samples for TERM.
Questions can also be submitted to the Provider Services department at sdu_providerserviceshelp@optum.com

TERM Fax - (877) 624-8376

The fax number is utilized to submit:
        -Child Welfare Services Treatment Plans (Initial Treatment Plans, Treatment Plan Updates)
        -Child Welfare Services Psychological and Psychiatric Evaluations
        -Juvenile Probation Psychological and Psychiatric Evaluations
Child Welfare Services staff can send in authorization requests and treatment and evaluation referral forms.
Juvenile Probation may send in evaluation referral forms and copies of the Juvenile Court Minute Orders.

Utilization Management/ Clinical Support Services Fax - (866) 220-4495 or (619) 641-6729

The fax number is utilized to submit:
        -Initial Authorization Request
        -Outpatient Treatment Request
        -Psychological Testing Request
        -Day Treatment Request
        -Psychiatric Hospital Clinical Documentation

Monday-Friday
4:00pm - 10:00pm

 

Access & Crisis Line

(888) 724-7240
TDD/TTY Dial 711
7 days a week/24 hrs a day

Provider Line

(800) 798-2254

Support Desk

(800) 834-3792

TERM Line

(877) 824-8376