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Alaska Medicaid — Behavioral Health

Our Alaskan staff administers behavioral health utilization review programs through public sector contracts.

Services We Provide for Alaska Medicaid — Behavioral Health

  • Admission and continued stay review of acute inpatient psychiatric services at specialized psychiatric hospitals and general acute care hospitals that provide psychiatric services
  • Admission, continued stay and retrospective review of residential psychiatric treatment center (RPTC) services
  • Care coordination


May 17, 2023

Going live June 5: Your Comagine Health Provider Portal is getting an upgrade! The new system will look different and features enhanced functionality, such as a dashboard where you can track requests after submission. Please contact us if you were not able to join one of our provider training webinars and we will schedule a training session for you and your team. Also, please visit the Providers page after June 5 for updated resources. The Comagine Health Provider Portal will be offline from 5 p.m. Alaska Time on June 2 through the morning of June 5, 2023.

April 4, 2023

Please attend one of our Comagine Health Provider Portal (CHPP) Upgrade training sessions. Learn more about the new look and features of the CHPP. The authorization submission process will also be reviewed.

View the flyer to register.

Nov. 15, 2021
To receive a copy of the Alaska 2021 Annual Behavioral Health Provider Education Conference presentations (July 2021) or the Alaska 2019 Annual Behavioral Health Provider Education Conference presentations (May 2019), email Lynda Ferguson at or Linda Rasmussen at