Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) Mental Health

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) is a program for low and moderate income individuals and families that helps pay for specific drug therapies used for the treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS or a diagnosis of schizophrenia (DSM code for mental health). The HIV/AIDS side of the SPBP is usually called: AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in other states. Please see the SPBP HIV/AIDS Drugs Fact Sheet for specific details, for program info visit: (http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/ServicesPrograms/MedicalAssistance/AIDSWaiverProgram/AIDSClozarilProgram/).

The Special Pharmacy Benefits Program for Mental Health (SPBP MH) provides payment for the above listed atypical antipsychotic medications, in any form as prescribed, for eligible participants with behavioral health needs.
Abilify Clozaril, Clozapine, Geodon, Invega, Risperdal, Risperidone, Seroquel and Zyprexa
Geographical AreaZip Codes: 00000, 00000, 00000, 00000, 00000; Counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; States: PA, PA, PA, PA, PA; Countries: USA, USA, USA, USA, USA
Intake ProcedureCall for application request.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsN/A
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 P.O. Box 2675
Physical Site Address 2 Beechmont Building #32
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17105
Main Phone 717-787-4592
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services - Harrisburgh
Affiliated Program: *Main Site (PA Department of Human Services)
This Service: Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP) Mental Health
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (LH-6700.6400-040)
AIDS/HIV Issues (YZ-0350)
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services (R)
Mental Health Issues (YZ-5000)
Prescription Expense Assistance (LH-5100.6500)
Schizophrenia (YF-5000.5550-800)