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New Behavioral Health Integration

New Behavioral Health Integration January 1, 2022

CenCal Health is committed to improve the health and wellbeing of our community. In an effort to focus more closely on whole person care, CenCal Health has elected to transition the Behavioral Health benefit in-house effective January 1, 2022.

Billing of Claims

Effective March 1st , CenCal Health will be processing claims with 2021 and 2022 Dates of Service. These claims should be submitted to CenCal Health, not The Holman Group. If a claim with these dates of service has already been submitted to Holman and you have not received a response, please contact the CenCal Health Claims department for assistance. Claims can be submitted to CenCal Health on the portal, electronically or via paper. If you need assistance with the portal, or have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 800-421-2560 ext. 1083. We are here to help.

Claims Submission Types:

Electronic Submission is preferred.

To find out more about submitting claims electronically to CenCal Health, please contact the EDI team at CenCal Health.

If you are currently submitting electronically to CenCal Health you can reference the CenCal 5010 Companion Guide, and the Trading Partner Worksheet.

Please email CenCal Health’s EDI Workgroup for further information.

File Transport Security

CenCal Health supports file transfers by FTP, FTPS and SFTP. If sending files using FTP, the files must be secured using PGP. Click here to download CenCal Health’s public key.

Web Portal Submission:

CenCal Health has implemented electronic billing through our web portal.  Submitting a “clean claim” is important in order for your claim to be considered by CenCal Health for payment. These tutorials will teach you how to utilize the main Claims Entry Home Screen Dashboard, and enter a CMS-1500 Claim Form. Visit our Provider Portal to get started.

Click here to access our Provider Portal User Guide for step by step instructions on how to utilize the portal today!

Paper Claim Submission:

CenCal Health
PO Box 948
Goleta, CA 93116-0948

Forms Accepted:

CMS-1450 (UB-04) – institutional services

CMS-1500 – professional services

If you should have any additional question about the BH/MH Integrations Claims submission, please contact our Claim Service Representatives by phone at (805) 562-1083 or by emailing your question to