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Describes initiatives or organizations involved in administering and paying service providers who deliver behavioral healthcare services

January 09, 2019
With respect, highly profitable health plans need to prioritize a long-term vision of the industry, even if it comes at the expense of some short-term profits.
November 28, 2017
Integrated care is a slogan. It seems like a high principle, but it is really a ruse or gross exaggeration in most cases, especially when behavioral health is on the table.
November 08, 2017
Sixteen healthcare payers today announced a commitment to principles of addiction care derived from the Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.
June 07, 2016
For behavioral health providers, the most significant provision of the new rule allows Medicaid to pay for 15 days of inpatient treatment in a facility with more than 16 beds, tempering the often…
May 02, 2016
CEO Philip Eaton has seen an evolution in attitudes toward behavioral health as well as new opportunities to serve the changing needs of patients.
April 18, 2016
The Betty Ford West Los Angeles outpatient center now has in-network status among 14 managed care health plans, a move meant to increase access to services for those who use insurance benefits.
February 15, 2016
Cost management and quality outcomes will be critical for treatment centers that hope to stay in the black under new value-based reimbursement arrangements.
Julie Miller
January 11, 2016
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas is discontinuing the requirement for prior authorization of mental health services, however, the plan instead will audit providers retrospectively. 
September 03, 2015
A large Medicaid managed care organization is acquiring two behavioral health providers, further evidence of an industry trend.
August 04, 2015
The business case for integration is in the cost savings as well as patient and provider satisfaction. But making such a change can be hard. 
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