Magellan Health Residential Treatment

Discover healing at our Arizona Mental Health Residential Treatment Center that accepts Magellan Health


Magellan Health residential treatment coverage

Cornerstone is a mental health residential center that accepts Magellan Health policies. We provide comprehensive care for mental wellness, blending mental, physical, and spiritual health. Our programs are based on evidence-based strategies, focusing on deep healing and addressing symptoms and root causes.

Understanding the financial side of residential treatment, we gladly accept Magellan Health insurance at our Scottsdale, Arizona facility, enhancing the accessibility of our services. Our admissions team is ready to assist with insurance details, ensuring a seamless transition into our nurturing environment and clarity on your Magellan Health benefits.

Learn about our residential mental health program

We accept Magellan Health Insurance

Balancing mental health treatment with financial and insurance considerations can be overwhelming. 

Magellan Health, known for its comprehensive coverage, can ease the cost of residential or inpatient behavioral health treatment.

By accepting Magellan Health insurance for our behavioral health programs, we ensure patients access our residential services, eliminating financial hurdles to essential care.

Our center advocates a personalized and holistic approach to mental well-being, employing diverse evidence-based therapies tailored to individual needs.

Our committed team provides high-quality care, aiding your journey to sustained wellness, supported by Magellan Health Insurance.

About Our Residential Mental Health Program


Our behavioral health residential program takes a holistic approach, integrating physical, emotional, social, and spiritual methods to treat mental health.

Community Focused

We emphasize a community and connection-focused approach, fostering strong interpersonal relationships and support to enhance treatment effectiveness.


Our program is deeply trauma-focused, offering empathetic care and support to comprehensively address the complex effects of trauma on long-term mental health.

Magellan Health Insurance

Accessing behavioral health treatment is a significant concern for many. Magellan Health insurance plans are designed to make mental health residential treatment more attainable and affordable.1

Choosing a Magellan Health-affiliated behavioral health residential center guarantees exceptional care from dedicated health professionals. These centers offer personalized, holistic care to foster recovery and overall well-being.

About Magellan Health Coverage

Magellan Health, a leading healthcare management company, specializes in behavioral health, offering services like mental health and substance abuse treatment alongside psychiatry, managed care, and pharmacy benefits.

Operating nationwide, they provide a range of health insurance plans, including HMO, PPO, and POS, tailored to diverse client needs.

Known for integrating mental and physical health services, Magellan Health emphasizes innovation and quality care in addressing complex healthcare challenges.

Alumni Client Family Testimonial

“I feel like Cornerstone gave him all the right tools. He knew how to do it. It was something we could have never done. I just could totally see kind of a personality change in him of wanting, and knowing, that he could achieve and do higher things and greater things. That has to be the people (at Cornerstone).”

Nicole A. - Mother of a Cornerstone Alumni

Cornerstone's Clinical Mental Health Team

Clinical Director of Scottsdale Program

Lionel is a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC) with over 4 years at Cornerstone. Passionate about helping those with addiction and mental health struggles, and he has trained as an EMDR therapist, adopting a trauma-informed approach to find and treat underlying root causes with empathy. 

Clinical Director of Phoenix Program

Nate began his recovery journey in 2010 and earned a Master’s in Social Work from ASU. He’s been in the Behavioral Health field since 2013. Specializing in CBT, DBT, and grief, Nate is now the Clinical Director of our Phoenix program, underlined by his passion for helping others who struggled with substance abuse issues as he did. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Get Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Magellan Residential or Inpatient Behavioral Health Coverage

What types of behavioral health treatment does Magellan Insurance cover?
Mental health care is a key part of Magellan Health’s coverage, including various treatment services. Under the Affordable Care Act, health insurers like Magellan Health must cover behavioral health treatment.3 Coverage specifics can vary, but Magellan Insurance typically includes:
  • Residential Treatment: Comprehensive care at a mental health residential facility.
  • Outpatient Services: Non-residential treatment sessions with therapists or counselors.
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP): Regular, structured treatment for serious mental health conditions.
  • Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP): Day programs with extensive treatment for several hours multiple days a week.
  • Group Therapy: Community-based group sessions for shared recovery experiences.
  • Individual Therapy: Personal sessions addressing specific behavioral health challenges.
  • Family Therapy: Involving family members to enhance support and relationships.
  • Behavioral Therapies: Techniques like CBT and DBT for various mental health issues.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Addressing co-occurring substance use and behavioral health conditions.
  • Telehealth: Remote sessions for flexible and accessible therapy and consultations.2
Consulting with Magellan Health directly is crucial for understanding your specific policy’s coverage. Pre-authorization may be required for some services.
Will Magellan Insurance cover my stay in residential or inpatient treatment?

Magellan Health insurance typically includes inpatient or residential behavioral health treatment coverage. Coverage details and prerequisites vary per policy:

  • Policy Details: Review your benefits booklet or coverage documents for treatment types covered, including residential care.
  • Pre-authorization: Often required to confirm medical necessity for residential treatment.
  • Provider Network: Ensure the facility is within Magellan Health’s preferred network.
  • Deductibles and Copayments: Be aware of potential deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance.
  • Direct Contact: Contact Magellan Health for specifics on your coverage and any pre-authorization needed.
  • Verification by Our Center: We can confirm your coverage details with Magellan Health on your behalf.
How long is a stay in residential treatment typically covered?

The duration of residential treatment coverage under Magellan Health insurance depends on several factors:

  • Your specific Magellan Health plan coverage details.
  • Medical necessity as assessed and authorized by healthcare providers and Magellan Health.
  • Your progress and any necessary reassessments during treatment.
  • Plan-specific limits on the number of days or type of residential treatment program.

For precise coverage details, connect directly with Magellan Health or review your policy information.

How soon can I get into treatment with Magellan Insurance?

The timeframe for starting treatment at a mental health residential center with Magellan Insurance varies based on:

  • Verifying your insurance benefits for residential treatment.
  • The need for pre-authorization or a healthcare provider referral, as per your Magellan plan.
  • Current availability at the residential treatment center.
  • Potential waiting periods stipulated by your Magellan Health policy.

Contact Magellan Health for benefit verification and pre-authorization procedures and consult the treatment center regarding their intake schedule.

Still have questions about treatment?

Our admissions specialists are here to explain the process, answer any questions you may have, and ensure you’re getting the help you need to live a healthy life free from addiction.

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