FOR PROVIDER COUNTY STAFF
As the administrator of the Medicaid Behavioral Health funds for Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Health, Optum SLCo works to partner with providers to provide a continuum of services for Medicaid Members.
The information we offer on this site will support providers in assisting clients and their families.
Frequently used reference materials and links include Provider Training information, client forms, manuals, and other important resources are found here, below:
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LEVEL OF CARE GUIDELINES
The Optum Level of Care Guidelines are designed to ensure that individuals are receiving mental health services at a level applicable to their need. You will find details on all levels of care. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact Optum SLCo at 1-877-370-8953. Level of Care Guidelines and other policies and manuals can be accessed at our partner site Provider Express
Outcome Questionnaire/Youth Outcome Questionnaire reporting (OQ/YOQ)
The OQ/YOQ is a tool designed to support treatment planning and a therapeutic focus for clients. The OQ / YOQ measures are to be administered at intake and every 30 days during treatment. The State of Utah requires it’s use. Optum SLCo partners with Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Health Services and OQ Measures to make the OQ/YOQ available to all providers at no cost. If you have questions regarding access to the OQ/YOQ, please contact the Optum SLCo Compliance Manager at 1-877-370-8953.
"Please be reminded that it is your responsibility to validate if a consumer is Medicaid eligible through the Utah State Medicaid Office. The eligibility "look up" feature through ProviderConnect is not currently available to validate eligibility. We hope to have the connection made in the near future."
Authorized users of ProviderConnect can access their site for additional information.
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