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Bridging Gaps in Behavioral Health Treatment: A Narrative Summary

Introduction

The Lancet Commission on Behavioral health and Sustainable Development called for a global partnership of governmental agencies, development agencies, non-profits, …

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Tired, Takeaways, & Transformation: The Impacts Of The COVID-19 Pandemic & Shifts In National Health Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the mental health and well-being of many Americans. Studies have shown that nearly half of …

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Children’s Mental Health, The Pandemic, & The Next Normal

Children’s Hospital Colorado declared a mental health “state of emergency.” What was the criteria for this state of emergency? The system …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki On Accessing Care In Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Listen in as Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP provides thoughts on accessing care for families in need of child and adolescent …

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Telemedicine In The Treatment Of Substance Use Disorder

Some 21 million people in the United States have a substance use disorder (SUD) related to their use of alcohol, …

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Leveraging Digital Technology For Better Mental Health Care

Despite vast improvements in diagnosis and treatment over the last half-century, mental illness is underdiagnosed and undertreated.
The reasons are many …

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Primary Care Trends In Behavioral Health

Dr. Manning provides an update on trends in behavioral health and their impact on primary care. To read about this …

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How Do Bipolar Disorder Type I & Type II Differ?

Traditionally, bipolar disorder type II (BDII) has been thought to be less severe—and less disabling—than bipolar disorder type I (BDI). …

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FCC Unanimously Approves ‘988’ As National Suicide Prevention Hotline

On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously approved “988” as the official phone number for suicide …

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Understanding & Managing Combat-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Croft provides insight into civilian medical and mental health service providers treating veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dr. …

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Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Is A Cost-Effective Intervention For Soldiers At-Risk Of Suicide

Brief cognitive behavioral therapy (BCBT) is a cost-effective intervention for active-duty soldiers who are at risk of suicide. Using the …

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Perspectives Of A Caregiver: Stigma & Mental Health Awareness Questions

This podcast highlights Kathy Day’s experience as a caregiver to her relative with mental illness. Ms. Day answers questions concerning …

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Major Depressive Disorder In Chronic Kidney Disease

Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 260 million people worldwide1. The reported prevalence of depression in patients with Chronic Kidney …

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Crossing The Social Determinants Divide

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Substance Use Disorder Raises Risk Of Death After Valve Surgery For Heart Infection

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Unsheltered Homeless Far More Likely To Report Significant Health Concerns Than Sheltered Homeless

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Individuals With Diabetes & Behavioral Health Disorders Have Higher Risk Of Long-Term Medical Complications

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The Impact Of Opioid Use Disorders & The National Response

The opioid crisis in the U.S. has been well documented over the past several years. Sections of the country have …

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PsychU Supporters: An Interview With Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC)

We invite you to listen to our interview with James McCreath, Ph.D., LCSW, VP of Behavioral Health and Psychiatry at …

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PsychU Supporters: An Interview With Mental Health America (MHA)

Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America (MHA), sits down with PsychU to discuss the history and purpose …

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Communicating With Loved Ones Living With Serious Mental Illness: A Caregiver Perspective

At least 8.4 million Americans provide care to an adult with an emotional or mental health issue.1 Caregivers have identified …

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Addressing Social Determinants: Impacting Health & Wellness Beyond Traditional Medicine (SDoH Series Part 1)

Social determinants of health (SDoH) – like socioeconomic status, education, neighborhood and physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access …

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Current Treatments & Challenges For Individuals With Opioid Use Disorder

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PsychU Supporters: An Interview With Kevin Einbinder DBSA

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a non-profit organization providing support groups for people or families with depression …

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Mental Health America Minority Mental Health Month 2019 Toolkit

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VA Expands Private Provider Options For Veterans Under MISSION Act

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Implementing Measurement-Based Care—From Idea To Action

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics & How To Give An Intramuscular Injection

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Telepsychiatry Improves Access To Mental Health Care In Rural Areas

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Speaking Out About Self-Disclosure & Stigma: An Interview With Caroline Harris, BS, MSW(c)

Individuals living with mental health diagnoses are often marginalized by society, and stigmatization and discrimination may form a barrier to …

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The Neurobiology Of Endocannabinoids

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The Big Target For Specialty Provider Organizations—The Cost Of Comorbid Chronic Disease

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The Neurobiology Of Opioids

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PsychU Supporters: An Interview With The American Association Of Suicidology

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How VBR Prioritizes Primary Care As The ‘Center’ Of Integration

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Resources & Provider Strategies To Address The U.S. Opioid Crisis

Where can clinicians find resources about opioid use disorder and evidence-based practices for opioid prescribing? What role can a primary …

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Introduction To Opioid Use Disorder

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The Continuing Challenge Of Stigma In Mental Health: An Interview With Kevin Einbinder, Vice President, Communications, Programs, & Chapter Relations at DBSA

Throughout the month of May each year, the health care community celebrates mental health awareness month. Hear from Kevin Einbinder …

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Celebrating 70 Years Of Mental Health Awareness With Paul Gionfriddo, President & CEO, MHA

Throughout the month of May each year, the health care community celebrates mental health awareness month. We sat down with …

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Pain Medication Questionnaire (PMQ)

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Mental Health Awareness: A Focus On Suicide & Stigma

Listen in as Dr. Rachel Self and Dr. Bryan Archuleta dive into the importance of raising mental health awareness and …

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Giving Mental Illness A Voice: Patient Perspectives On Self-Disclosure & Stigma

Individuals living with mental illness often struggle with disclosing their mental health condition to others like friends, family, and employers, …

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National & State Behavioral Health Systems: Changes On The Horizon

Over the past two years, legislative changes have had a significant impact on the behavioral health industry landscape, particularly in …

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Is It Suicide Risk Or Risk Of Psychiatric Illness? Re-Examining The Nature Of Sex-Specific Suicide Risk Factors

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State Of The Science 2019: Where Are We With Depression Care In The United States?

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Benefits & Challenges Of Smartphone Use In Mental Health

Pew Research Center statistics indicate that 95% of Americans now own some type of cellphone, and that 77% are smartphones.1 …

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Co-Occurring SUD: Prevalence & Treatment Among Our Community’s Patient Population

In April 2019 we asked the PsychU Community about their experience of co-occurring substance use disorders (SUD) within their patient …

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Behavioral Health Response Immediately Following A Mass Shooting (Part 8 Of 9)

In this interview, Deborah Blalock describes the behavioral health services immediately provided following the mass shooting which occurred on June …

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Long-Term Behavioral Health Services In Response To A Mass Shooting (Part 9 Of 9)

In this interview, Deborah Blalock describes the long-term behavioral health services being provided in her community, to the congregation and …

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The Opioid Crisis: Perspectives From Addiction Specialists In Primary Care & Psychiatry

The United States is currently experiencing an opioid epidemic, impacting health care providers across all specialties, including those working in …

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Integrated Weight Loss & Mental Health Treatment Program Reduced Obesity & Depression

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Brief Risk Interview© (BRI)

The Brief Risk Interview© (BRI) was developed as a protocol to determine potential patient risk of violating a treatment agreement …

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Brief Risk Questionnaire© (BRQ)

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The Art Of Clinical Assessment In Patients With Bipolar Disorder: Mock Interview

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Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D)

The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D; HRSD; HDRS), designed in 1960, has become one of the most widely utilized rating …

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Humanizing Bipolar Disorder: An Interview With David Swain, MBA

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2019 Toolkit

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Meet The Treatment Team: Peer Support Specialist

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Gender Differences In Depression

The prevalence of depressive disorders is higher in women than men. Why? Many factors are thought to contribute to the …

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A Long Road To Travel: Evidentiary Support For Digital Interventions During Tertiary Care

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State Of The Union: A Critical Look At The Policy & Legislation Impacting U.S. Behavioral Health Care

Changes in delivery and reimbursement for mental health services were abundant in 2018, spurred by a combination of state and …

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Tackling Behavioral Health Provider Shortages: Health Plan Strategies From Access To Engagement

Given the growing demand and shrinking availability of clinical professionals – both psychiatrists and allied health providers such as social workers …

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Evolving Pharmacology Of Depression: Beyond The Monoamine Hypothesis

According to the World Health Organization, major depressive disorder (MDD) currently impacts 300 million individuals worldwide and is the leading …

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Meet The Treatment Team: Psychiatrists

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Meet The Treatment Team: Social Workers

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Can Public Health Surveillance Systems Work For Behavioral Health?

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What Does ‘Center Of Excellence’ Mean Now?

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My Recovery Goals

This worksheet is designed to help consumers prepare for appointments with providers. It encourages them to think about and record …

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FDA Issues Recommendations To Encourage Development Of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Medications

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Mortality Rates Among Boston Unsheltered Homeless Three Times Higher Than Sheltered Homeless

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L.A. Care Health Plan Commits Up To $31 Million To Recruit Primary Care Physicians

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Emergency Use 60% Higher Among Consumers With Schizophrenia & Not Taking Antipsychotics As Directed

North Carolina Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with schizophrenia who failed to take antipsychotic medications as directed had 60% more emergency department …

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New York City Seeks To Create Safe Injection Sites

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U.S. Suicide Rate Rose From 0.8 Per 100,000 In 2000 To 2.0 Per 100,000 In 2016

Between 2000 and 2016, the suicide rate in the United States rose from 0.8 to 2.0 per 100,000 population. Suicides …

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Preparing For Value-Based Reimbursement—Even Before The Contracts Are Signed

This week, I’ve heard a lot of conversations about value-based reimbursement (VBR) that have ranged from, “We don’t have the …

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Medicaid Leads Health Plans In Innovative Engagement Strategies, All Payers Show Room For Improvement

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Medicare Beneficiaries Seldom Choose The Highest Quality Provider During Hospital Discharge Planning

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One-Third Of People With Heart Failure Have Symptoms Of Depression & Anxiety

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Los Angeles Public Service Costs Decreased 60% Following Permanent Supportive Housing Program Benefits

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How Does Your State Medicaid Program Stack-Up On Behavioral Health?

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Illinois Medicaid To Launch Integrated Health Home Program In October 2018

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Arkansas Medicaid Launches New Three-Tier Outpatient Behavioral Health Benefits

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Medicare Proposes ‘Flat Fee’ Physician FFS Payment For Outpatient Visits

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Pay For Value—The Glass Half Full, The Glass Half Empty?

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Meet The Treatment Team: Psychologists

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U.K. University Students Four Times More Likely To Seek Telephone-Based Mental Health Advice

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Behavioral Health Conditions Accounted For Nearly 5% Of Total 2014 Health Spending

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31% Of Medicare Distant Site Telehealth Services Claims Did Not Meet Medicare’s Telehealth Requirements

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Health Homes, Specialty Health Plans, CCBHCs. Oh My!

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Setting Up Your Telehealth Program For Consumer Experience

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Workforce Shortages As A Strategy Issue

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High Turnover, The Other Staffing Issue

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NQF Endorses Four Behavioral Health Measures

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The Medicare Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative Reduced Emergency Department Use

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New England Metropolitan Areas Have Highest Proportion Of Mental Health Professionals

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Louisiana Agrees To Create Community-Based Mental Health Capacity To Reduce Nursing Home Use

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Of Physician Office Visits For Mental Health, 55% Were To Psychiatrists

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Tennessee Eliminates Depression & Anxiety From TennCare ‘Episode Of Care’ Program

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Primary Care Physician Median Compensation At $257,000 In 2017

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Delaware Behavioral Health Consortium Proposes Plan To Improve Addiction & Mental Health Services

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West Virginia DHHR To Launch Behavioral Health Court Diversion Program

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Ohio Medicaid Moving Community Mental Health & Addiction Treatment To Managed Care On July 1, 2018

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The Results May Surprise You: Rates Of Preventive Care Use Among Individuals With & Without Mental Illness

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Barriers & Challenges To Successful Behavioral Health Integration

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Meet The Treatment Team: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

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Nutrition For Better Health & Lower Costs

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Polk County Florida Launches New Telemental Health Program For Low-Income Uninsured Residents

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Feds Approve Illinois Expansion Of Medicaid Mental Health Coverage, State Prepares To Launch 10 Pilots

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Mental Health Self-Direction Is Associated With Modest Increase In Employment & Housing Outcomes

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Households With 70-Year-Old Consumers Will Incur A Lifetime Average Of $122,000 In Medical Spending

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Pennsylvania Launches Corrections Data Exchange To Automate Medical Assistance Applications

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NCQA & Medical Home Network Launch Joint Project To Study Most Effective Means For Connecting Medical Care & Social Service Needs

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Closing The Gaps In Preventive Care: Clinician Beliefs & Organizational Facilitators

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Crawl, Walk, Run To VBR

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Get Your Price List Ready!

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Oh, Those Consumer Reviews

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The Innovation Conundrum

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BCBS Total Care Program Reduced Hospitalizations & Emergency Department Visits

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Health Plan Population Health Management Strategies: How Policy Affects Serving Complex Members

Care for individuals with behavioral health conditions typically costs 2-3 times as much, on average, as care for individuals without …

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The Balloon Effect

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New Jersey Medicaid MCOs To Carve-In Behavioral Health In Medicaid Health Plans

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Michigan Medicaid Delays Selection Of Cross-Region PIHP For Mental Health Integration Pilot Areas

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Arizona Governor Signs Legislation Supporting Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Veterans With TBIs & PTSD

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Feds To Focus On Enforcing Compliance With Parity Law

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Psychiatric Medication Use In California Jails Rose From 16% In 2012 To 20% In 2017

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Changing EHR Regs Spell Strategy Adjustment

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Medicare To Require Hospitals To Post Standard Charges Online

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U.S. Prescription Opioid Volume Declined 12% In 2017

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California’s ‘No Place Like Home’ Program Faces Legal Challenge To Use Of Mental Health Services Act Funding

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82% Of Consumers Use Online Physician Reviews

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Seven Next Generation Medicare ACOs Drop Out

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Colorado Passes Bills To Address Jail Behavioral Health

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2018 Adult Uninsured Rate Is 15.5%, Up From 12.7% In 2017

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Google Unveils New Vetting Process For Addiction Treatment Ads

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Rapid Return To The Emergency Department For Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment: How Often Does It Happen, & Why?

Background & Methodology
In the United States, emergency department (ED) visits due to mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) conditions have …

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Virtual Visits In Primary Care: Who Uses Them & Why?

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Quantitiative Description Of Medical Student Interest In Neurology & Psychiatry

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Nurse Practitioners May Represent 27% Of The Family Practice Workforce By 2025

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Increased Physician Employment By Hospitals Responsible For 4.3% Of Increased Medicare Costs Between 2012 & 2015

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48 Attorneys General & DEA Agree To Share Prescription Drug Data

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Why Your Performance Reporting Should Include ‘Episodes Of Care’

“Episodes of care” are an increasingly common form of value-based reimbursement.
The most widely known episode of care or bundled payment …

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Getting More From Your EHR

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Introducing National Health Plan Survey Results: Strategies For Managing Complex Consumers

During this interview, Monica E. Oss, CEO at OPEN MINDS, speaks with Darryl Donlin, Senior Associate at OPEN MINDS, to …

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76% Of Physicians Satisfied With Their Current Position; Salary The Leading Source Of Dissatisfaction

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Probability Of Death In Under-55 Adults Increased Over 10% In Five States

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75% Of Your Management Team Was Offered Another Job This Year

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The ACO ‘Savings Confusion’

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Federal Court System Combines Lawsuits Against Opioid Manufacturers & Distributors; Recommends Settlement

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14% Of Families Had Out-Of-Pocket Health Care Expenses Exceeding $2,500 In 2015

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What Does The Farm Bill Have To Do With Health Care?

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As Online Ratings Grow, Your Online Reputation Matters More

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54% Of Consumers Comfortable With Digital Interface With Health Care Professionals

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Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Recommends Eliminating The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

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Medicare Expands Coverage To Include Performance-Based Diabetes Prevention Program

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Federal Regulators Cite The University Of Maryland Medical Center For ‘Patient Dumping’

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Hospitals Acquired 5,000 Physician Practices From July 2015 To July 2016

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Enhanced Care Coordination Key To Low Readmission Rates

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Allscripts Integrates Lyft Ride-Hailing Application Into EHR System

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New 2018 Accounting Standard Limits What Health Care Provider Organizations Can Report As ‘Bad Debt’

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Can Uber & Lyft Answer The No-Show Problem?

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When & How To ‘Sell’ Being Acquired

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The State ‘Crazy Quilt’ Of Opioid Treatment Policy

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How Far Does $3.3 Billion Go?

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Nonpharmacological Interventions For Offenders With Substance Dependence: Effective Or Not?

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs): A New Approach To Providing Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) were established as a demonstration program under the federal Protecting Access to Medicare Act …

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The Value Of Family Nurse Practitioners In Mental Health Care

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Centene To Acquire Community Medical Group To Expand Its Provider Assets

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73% Of Health System Executives Cite Transition To Risk-Based Care Models As A Top Priority

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Washington Medicaid Moving To Integrated Care

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Task Shifting To Bend The Cost Curve

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It Gets Down To The Dollars

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Coming To Grips With The Reality Of Mergers

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The Hospital Perspective On ‘Owning’ Value-Based Reimbursement

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Summary: The State of Mental Health in America, 2018

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Q&A: Implementing Integrated Dual-Disorder Treatment Programs: A Case Study

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Medicaid PMPM Medical Spending Higher For Beneficiaries Without Social Supports

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Managing Obesity In Managing ‘Whole Person Health’

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Webinar Summary – Antidepressant Utilization In Bipolar Disorder: What Is The Evidence?

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Inmates With Serious Mental Illness Most Often Incarcerated For Drug & Sex Offenses

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Bipartisan Budget Act Included The CHRONIC Care Act, Expanding Medicare Telemedicine, Home Care, & Value-Based Care

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Michigan Medicaid Picks Regional Pilot Organizations For Coordinated Behavioral & Physical Health Services

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Building A Workforce For Value-Based Reimbursement = Advice From Four Executives

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The Evolution Of Successful Value-Based Contracting

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Bend The Cost Curve? We Need Behaviorally-Led Health Systems

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The Collision Of Food Policy & Health Care Costs

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A Personal Account Of The CIT Model Of Police Response In Oklahoma City – An Interview With Msgt. Corey Nooner (Part 2)

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Moving To Value-Based Reimbursement For Behavioral Health

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Spending For Consumers With Comorbid Medical & Behavioral Conditions At 34% Of Total U.S. Health Care Spending

During 2017, people with comorbid medical and behavioral health conditions had estimated claims of $752 billion for medical and behavioral …

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U.S. Health Care Expenditures Expected To Grow 5.5% Annually Through 2026

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway & J.P. Morgan Chase To Form Independent Health Care Company

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Practice Makes Perfect

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Value = ‘Whole Person’ Approach

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The Role Caregivers Can Play On The Treatment Team – An Interview With John Battaglia, MD

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Walgreens Opens MedExpress Urgent Care Clinics In 15 Stores

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13% Of Non-Profit Human Service Provider Organizations Are Technically Insolvent

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Defining Post-Acute In The Era Of Value-Based Care

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English Study Finds 9.8% Of English Adults With Four+ Chronic Conditions, Prevalence Projected To Double By 2035

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Ohio Medicaid Launching New Behavioral Health Care Coordination Program For High-Needs Members

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Coordination, Care & Value-Based Contracting

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What’s The Window To Value-Based Care?

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Health Care Spending For Patients With Behavioral & Physical Health Conditions: What Accounts For The Costs?

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Integrated Health Homes For Individuals With SMI: Does The Level Of Integration Matter?

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Medicare ACO Program Savings Are Not Tied To Preventable Hospitalizations

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Presidential Executive Order Issued To Expand Mental Health Care For Veterans

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71% Of Physician Practice Revenue In Fee-For-Service

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CMS Unveils New Voluntary Bundled Payments For Care Improvement Advanced Model

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Optum To Acquire DaVita Medical Group For $4.9 Billion

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Medicare Penalizes Group Of 751 Hospitals For High Rates Of Hospital-Acquired Conditions

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Does Paying For Value ‘Work’?

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12.2% Of U.S. Adults Are Uninsured, Up 1.3 Percentage Points From Record Low In 2016

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Merger Of Catholic Health Initiatives & Dignity Health Creates Largest U.S. Non-Profit Health System, Operating In 28 States

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Emergency Department Use Not Affected By Health Insurance Coverage

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Spending & Enrollment Growth Slow After Initial National Health Care Coverage Expansions

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Medicaid Expansion Is Associated With Improved Hospital Financial Performance

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23.5% Of Baltimore Residents Live In Areas That Lack Access To Healthy, Affordable Food

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Medicare ACOs – The Enrollment & The Savings Are Increasing

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Is ‘Financial Accreditation’ The Answer?

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Addressing Complex Consumer Care Using Next Generation Population Risk Management Tools

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CIT Model Of Police Response In OKC

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California Stakeholders Endorse Standardized Performance Measures For Commercial ACOs

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Penn State Health & Highmark Invest $1 Billion To Create A Value-Based Community Care Network

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If 1 In 8 Community-Based Organizations Are Insolvent, The Answer Is?

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VA To Take Immediate Actions On Timely Payments To Community Providers

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UPMC Awarded $5.7 Million To Expand Access To Medication Assisted Treatment In Four Pennsylvania Counties

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Annual Income Of Supplemental Security Income Recipient Below Rent Costs In Most Markets

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Massachusetts Public Health Awards 3 Contracts For A Post-Overdose Community Follow-Up Program

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60% Of American Medical Group Association Members Ready To Move From FFS Payments To Risk-Based Payment Models Within 2 Years

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Michigan Medicaid Preparing To Pilot Integrated Behavioral & Physical Health Projects

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What’s In A Name?

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Illinois Medicaid Launches Redesigned Mandatory Managed Care Program Statewide

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield To Launch New Addiction Treatment Programs In D.C. Area

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Medicare Has Added 14 New Primary Care Billing Codes Since 2013

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Texas Issues RFP For STAR+PLUS Plans With Integrated MLTSS For Beneficiaries With Disabilities

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The Top News Stories Of 2017—A Preview Of 2018?

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Precision Medicine For Behavioral Health Care: An Interview With Bettina Eva Franz, MD, PhD

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Behavioral Health Care More Likely To Be Out-Of-Network Than Medical Or Surgical Care

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Virginia Medicaid Selects Six MCOs For Medallion 4.0 Integrated Physical & Behavioral Health Contracts

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Getting Past The Bumps In The Road To Value-Based Reimbursement

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Specialist Physician Median Compensation Nearly $123,000 Higher For Private Hospitals Compared To Teaching Hospitals

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47% Of Physician Practices Receive Some Form Of Value-Based Reimbursement: Up 3% Since 2015

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2018 Medicare Fee Schedule Expands The Telehealth & Remote Monitoring Code Sets

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57% Of Hospitals Earned Medicare Value-Based Purchasing Bonuses For Fiscal Year 2018

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NYC’s Pathway Home Program Places Homeless With Host Families

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The Changing Face Of Medicaid Health Homes—The 2017 Update

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The Strategic Challenges On The Road To Value-Based Reimbursement

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The Merger Of Retail With Health Plans—Strategy, Please

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CMS Announces 15-State Expansion For 2019 Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model

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San Diego City Council Approves $6.5 Million For ‘Bridge Shelter Program’ To Temporarily House Homeless

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North Carolina Department Of Health & Human Services Takes Over Operations Of Cardinal Innovations

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Humana Reports Lower Medicare Costs After Implementing Value-Based Payments For Physicians

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The Trauma Quandary

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Medical Licensure Questions & Physician Reluctance To Seek Care For Mental Health Conditions

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CVS Health To Open 8 Mock Pharmacies By Spring 2018 To Train People With Disabilities

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Medical Debt Accrual Down By 45% In States After Medicaid Expansion

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Centerstone & Uspiritus To Merge

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Medicaid Work Requirements Moving Ahead With 10 States In The Mix

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David Versus Goliath?

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Social Determinants Today, Social Determinants Tomorrow

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Judging, Not Judging: Trauma-Informed Courts

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CMS Announces Changes To Medicaid Program Management

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U.S. Opioid Addiction Cost $504 Billion In 2015

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Medicare Spends Three Times As Much On Beneficiaries Who Need LTSS

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Danish Consumers With Diabetes & Schizophrenia 10% Less Likely To Receive High-Quality Diabetes Care

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AMA Launches Integrated Health Model Initiative To Create A Common EHR Data Framework

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Hospital Admissions Decline; Observation Stays & Emergency Department Visits Increase

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About One-Fifth Of Families With A Worker Earning $16 Per Hour Or Less Use Federally Funded Social Safety Net Programs

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Iowa Medicaid Seeks Managed Care Plans To Replace AmeriHealth Caritas

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60% Of ER Treat-And-Release Visits By The Homeless Are For Behavioral Disorders

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Virtual Forum Summary: Improving Healthcare For Mental Health Patients: Is Collaborative Care The Answer?

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Treating Insomnia May Lead To Improvements In Mental Health Symptoms

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Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations Saved Medicare $61 Million In 2016

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Options For Community-Based Services For Behavioral Health

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Opioid-Related Hospital Stays Increase 121.6% In Small Metro Areas

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Colorado Opioid Deaths Down 6% After Marijuana Legalization

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Arizona Medicaid Releases RFP For Integrated Care Contracts

On November 2, 2017, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) released a request for proposals (RFP YH19-0001) seeking …

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Changes Proposed For PPACA Via HHS Rule Change On CSR Payments & New Presidential Executive Order

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Costs Of Cancer Care Higher For People With Psychiatric Disorders

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Long-Term Care Costs Rise 4.5% Between 2016 & 2017

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In Medicare Shared Savings Program, ACO Tenure Linked To Greater Spending Reductions

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Humana Partners With CleanSlate Centers To Provide Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services In 8 States

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Only 27% Of Unpaid Caregivers For Someone With Cognitive Impairment Use Caregiver Support Services

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Looking Ahead To The Era Of Configured Networks

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Annual Care Costs For Frontotemporal Dementia Total Nearly $120,000

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38% Of ACOs Preparing For Capitated Contracts

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Over 50% Of Adults With Co-Occurring Mental Health & Addictive Disorders Receive No Treatment

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Feds Propose Giving States More Flexibility On Defining Essential Health Benefits

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Colorado Medicaid Selects Five Organizations For Regional Integrated Behavioral & Physical Health Initiative

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The Push For Value-Based Reimbursement From State Medicaid Plans

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EHRs & Satisfaction—Of Both Consumers & Clinical Professionals

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Where Have All The Psychiatrists Gone?

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3 Steps To Competing On Performance

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Making Your Clinical Team Data Driven

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Suicide Awareness In Primary Care

In this short interview, Marla Moses, FNP, PMHNP, PsychU Primary Care Providers’ Corner Section Editor and Owner of IN Moses …

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CMS Cuts Promotion Of & Opportunities To Enroll In Health Insurance Marketplace

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Arkansas Medicaid To Launch Provider-Led Shared Savings Entities For Members With Developmental Disabilities Or Mental Illness

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Massachusetts Selects Two MCOs, Moving Selected Medicaid Populations To Health Insurance Marketplace

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The Medicaid Managed Care Market Share Numbers Are In And…

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Developing New Opportunities For Mental Health Providers In Primary Care

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Health Insurance Coverage Vs. Access To Care—The Gap Between Them

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Changing Accounting Rules & The Shift To Value-Based Reimbursement

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Collaboration, Connectivity & Complex Leadership

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Disruption (& Strategic Planning) Come To The I/DD Space

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Insurer Market Power Lowers Hospital & Physician Payment Rates

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Sutter Health Teams Up With Quartet Health To Better Integrate Mental & Physical Health Care

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CBO Projects That 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace Premiums Will Rise By 15% Due To Uncertainty About Fate Of Federal Subsidies

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15% Of Small Employers Offering Health Insurance Dropped Coverage In 2015; 35% Of Small Employers Offer Health Insurance

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Following A Positive Suicide Screen In ER Visit, 42% Of Older Adults Receive A Follow-Up Mental Health Evaluation

Fewer older adults (age 60 and older), compared to younger adults (age 18 to 59), who screened positive for suicide …

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Nebraska’s Psychiatrist-To-Population Ratio At 8.8 Per 100,000 Is 41% Below National Average Of 12.4 Per 100,000

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ER Visit Volume Increased 7% Between 2013 & 2014

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Consumer Satisfaction, Consumer Engagement & Shared Decisionmaking

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Want To Be A Health Plan ‘Partner’? Answer These 5 Questions

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Federal Opioid Commission Recommends Ending Medicaid IMD Exclusion For Addiction Treatment

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People With Dementia Whose Caregivers Are Mentally Stressed May Die Sooner

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New Jersey Creates ‘Master Person Index’ With Goal To Improve Health Care Quality, Care & Accessibility

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California Medicaid Plans Propose Discontinuing Printed Provider Network Directories In Favor Of Digital Versions

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Payer, Provider, Partner

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Medicare Shared Savings ACOs Saved $1 Billion Over Three Years

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Michigan Medicaid Selects Facilitator To Develop Pilot Mental Health Integration Project Models

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Telehealth Use Cut ED Wait Times By 66% At NewYork-Presbyterian

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New Hampshire To Launch Integrated Medication-Assisted Treatment Services for Pregnant & Post-Partum Women

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS) is preparing to …

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Incidence Of Opioid-Related Overdose Admissions To Intensive Care Up 34% Since 2009; Costs Up 58%

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MassHealth Selects Community Partner Organizations For ACOs – 8 For LTSS & 18 For Behavioral Health

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Pitkin County Colorado Launching ‘Be Well Initiative’ To Coordinate Behavioral Health Services

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Medicaid Managed Care Insurance Plans Score Higher Than Commercial Health Insurance Plans In Customer Satisfaction

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State Medicaid Managed Care Access Standards Did Not Improve Access To Specialists

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Census Bureau’s American Community Survey Establishes Standard Set Of Questions About Disabilities

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Care Costs For A Person With Dementia Over 5 Years Is $322,000; More Than Twice That For A Person Without Dementia

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North Carolina Proposes New Integrated Medicaid Managed Care Model

On August 8, 2017, North Carolina released a proposed design for transitioning its Medicaid program to a managed care delivery …

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Alcohol Use Up & Alcohol Use Disorder Up Between 2002 & 2013

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Wisconsin Governor Signs HOPE Bills To Combat Opioid Abuse & Addiction

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Medicare Telemedicine Spending Rises 28% Between 2015 & 2016, But Is Still Less Than 1% Of Benefit Spending

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Does Federal Uncertainty Mean More Or Less Medicaid Managed Care?

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Be Ethical Or Be Regulated

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Employer Health Plans Pushing Telehealth Adoption One Step Closer To ‘Ubiquity’

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In Integrated Care, One Size Does Not Fit All

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Between 2016 & 2017, Number Of ACOs Rises 11%

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ASAM Issues Consensus Document For Appropriate Use Of Drug Testing In Addiction Treatment

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Empire Health Foundation Partners With Catholic Charities To Launch Family-Focused Addiction Treatment Program

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Residents Of Disadvantaged Neighborhoods May Have Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

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New Jersey Governor Proposes Moving Division Of Mental Health & Addiction Services To Health Department

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Lifetime Stressful Experiences Worsen Risk Of Developing Alzheimer’s

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Non-Profit Health & Human Service Provider Organizations Report Service Fees Are 50% Of Current Funding

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Whole Person Care Takes Another Step Forward

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The Top Priorities For Innovation Are…

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Moving To The Flip Side – Telehealth, Urgent Care & Medical Homes

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The Medicaid Spending Mosaic

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Health Plan Strategy Meets The Opioid Crisis

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Success With Care Coordination? Bringing Order To Complication

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The 3 Market Challenges We Aren’t Prepared For

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The Golden Rule Of Payer Marketing

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Uninsured Rate For U.S. Adults Rises To 11.3%

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Opioid Addiction Diagnosis Increases Nearly 500% Among Commercially Insured Population

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Hawaii To Pay Caregivers Via Vouchers To Care For Elderly

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Lifestyle Changes Are Effective For Preventing Dementia

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14.7 Million Working Americans Gained Health Coverage Under The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act

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Magellan Health To Acquire Senior Whole Health

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Amethyst Recovery Center Joins Addicted Minds – The Elite Treatment Providers

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New Florida Law Increases Penalties For Abusive Addiction Treatment Marketing

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Evidence Suggests Cognitive Training May Prevent Cognitive Decline, Dementia

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Well-Being Of U.S. Millennial Women In The United States Lower Than Other Generations

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0.2% Of Pennsylvania Residents Had 5 Or More Hospitalizations; Costs Are 10% Of Total Hospital Payments

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Medicaid Cost For Autism – The Impact Of Special Education Funds

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Washington Medicaid To Cover ‘Store & Forward’ Telemedicine Dermatology Services

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The End Of Payment Reform – The Beginning Of Payment Cuts

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Shifting ACO Market = Shifting Strategy

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Trump Administration Taps Brenda Fitzgerald To Lead The Centers For Disease Control & Prevention

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Indiana Adding Five Sites For Opioid Addiction Treatment

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SAMHSA Grants $4.9 Million To Reduce Suicides On College & University Campuses

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded $4.9 million to 17 colleges and universities in an …

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The Joint Commission To Add Measurement-Based Care Requirements To Addiction Treatment Accreditation In 2018

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Latest Published Evidence Demonstrates Improved Outcomes Associated With Patient-Center Medical Homes & Advanced Primary Care

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The On-The-Ground Reality Of Integrated Care Coordination

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Trump Nominates Indiana Doctor As New Surgeon General

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Q&A: The MACRA Quality Payment Program: What Behavioral Health Care Professionals Should Know

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Improving The State Of Collaborative Care

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Virtual Forum Summary: Meeting The Challenges In Caring For Patients With Schizophrenia: Roles Of The Pharmacist

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Minnesota Adds New Risk Sharing For Medicaid ACOs In Expanded Integrated Health Partnerships Program

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ECHO Autism Expanding Telehealth Support To Primary Care In Alabama, Alaska, New Mexico, & Arizona

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Wisconsin Seeks To Amend Waiver To Require Drug Screening & Testing For Medicaid Eligibility

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Oregon Lagging On Medicaid Eligibility Verification For Approximately 86,000 People

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California Medicaid Developing Capitated Payment Model For FQHCs

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How Will The 21st Century Cures Act Affect Behavioral Health?

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PsychU Stigma Anniversary Interview With Sita Diehl

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62% Of Military Discharged For Misconduct Were Diagnosed With Mental Illness Or Traumatic Brain Injury

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Health Transformation Alliance Launches Health Purchasing Initiative For Self-Insured Companies

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New Opportunities In The Shifting Medicaid Carve-Out Market

The Medicaid carve-out market is shifting. Last month, a Michigan House appropriations panel approved two new financing pilot models to …

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Flinn Foundation Issues Request For Proposals Regarding Evidence-Based Mental & Behavioral Health Programs

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Illinois Senate Approves $15 Hourly Wage For Developmental Disability Direct Support Care Professionals

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The Challenges To Voluntary ‘Collaboration’ Between County Corrections & Mental Health Programs

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Iowa Law Establishes Health Plan Step-Therapy Override; Medicaid Exempted

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Mississippi DMH Budget Caps Spending For ID/DD Home- & Community-Based Waiver

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How Can Payment Reform Affect Behavioral Health Integration In Primary Care?

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Michigan Legislative Panel Approves Financing Models For Integrated Care Pilot Projects

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Gender Ratio For Autism Is Lower Than Thought, At 3 Males For 1 Female

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Maryland Remote Monitoring Pilots Report Reducing Hospital & Emergency Department Use

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Pharmacist-Physician Linkages Needed To Improve Chronic Condition Care

Partnerships between physicians and community-based pharmacists are needed to create community-clinical linkages to improve care for consumers with chronic health …

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Medicare Rural Telemedicine Mental Health Visits Increased 45% Annually Between 2004 & 2014

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Virtual Forum Summary: The MACRA Quality Payment Program: What Behavioral Health Care Professionals Should Know

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Opinions On The Treatment Of MDD

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Integrated Care: Navigating The Evolving Health Care System In 2017

The health care landscape continues to be dynamic in 2017. Part of the evolving system involves primary care providers coordinating …

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Dealing With Stigma In Mental Health: Are We Making Progress?

Individuals living with mental health conditions can face significant stigma, not only from the public, but also from health care …

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Virtual Forum Summary: Achieving The Triple Aim Through Innovations In Care Management: Improving The Value Of Care In Mental Health

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New Multi-Year Study With Intermountain Healthcare Finds Integrated Team-Based Care Has Many Benefits For Patients & Providers, Some Drawbacks

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The MACRA Quality Payment Program: What Behavioral Health Care Professionals Should Know

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) was developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of the …

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Washington Medicaid Expanding Fully Integrated Model To North Central Counties In January 2018

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New Conditions Of Participation For Home Health Require Integrated Communication & Care Coordination

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Understanding Consumer Pharmacy Benefits Is Key To Integrated Care Success

The ability to coordinate care for the whole person is now a basic premise for a wide range of new …

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Do Inflammation & Metabolic Disturbances Metastasize To The Brain? Implications For Disease Modeling & Novel Approaches In Psychiatry (Inflammation Series Part 1)

During this webinar, Dr. Roger S. McIntyre, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology (University of Toronto), Head of the Mood Disorders …

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CMS To Harmonize Medicaid Personal Care Services Requirements Across Programs

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CMS Announces Two New ACO Models

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Understanding The Needs Of Individuals With Mental Illness & Medical Comorbidities During Transitional Care

Individuals with mental illness frequently have medical comorbidities that compound the problems they face, causing lower quality of life and …

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What Are Employers Looking For In Health Plans Affiliating With Patient-Centered Medical Homes?

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Lean Workflow Analysis As A First Step To Integrating Behavioral Health Into Primary Care

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Measuring The Level Of Integrated Care In Federally Qualified Health Centers

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A New Instrument Measures Self-Reported Patient Experience With Integrated Care

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Preferred Behavioral Health Of New Jersey Partners With Oaks Integrated Care To Expand Services

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Integration Of Primary Care & Psychiatric Care: The Mental Health Center

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Medicare & Behavioral Health Integration – The Emerging Opportunity In These New Codes

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Medicare To Cover Costs For Individual Care Plans For Beneficiaries With Alzheimer’s & Their Families

In its final updates to the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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Massachusetts Medicaid Waiver Approved: State To Begin Transforming Integrated, Value-Based Care

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New Report Guides Providers To Care For An Aging Population Through Integrated Care

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Congress Passes 21st Century Cures Act, With Major Provisions For Mental Health Reform & Addiction Treatment Funding

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Medicare To Reimburse For Integrated Behavioral Health Services In 2017

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LINKAGE Treatment Improves Patient Engagement With Innovative Technology

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New Study Shows Collaborative Care Is Effective In Alleviating Symptoms Of Depression In People With Chronic Physical Conditions

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Barriers In Behavioral Health & Primary Care Integration At Clinics May Be Due To Insufficient Training

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Joint Consultations With Liaison Psychiatrists Can Provide Enhanced Care To Patients With Mental Illness & Increase Confidence In Primary Care Physicians

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Integrated Self-Management Interventions Have Potential To Improve General Medical & Psychiatric Disorders In People With Serious Mental Illness

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Does Integrated Care At Community Mental Health Centers Affect Costs & Utilization For People With Serious Mental Illness?

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UCLA Health’s ACO Improves Outcomes Of People With Mild To Moderate Behavioral Health Needs

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MACRA Excludes Most Medicaid Patient-Centered Medical Homes As Alternate Payment Model

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Oregon’s Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes Cut All-Payer Health Care Spending By $240 Million From 2012-2014

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Vermont To Launch All-Payer ACO System In January 2017

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What Makes Integrated Health Care Work?

An interview with Dennis Freeman, PhD, CEO of Cherokee Health Systems, a Federally Qualified Health Center, Community Mental Health Center, …

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MACRA: The Big Picture

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Primary Care Intervention To Address Families’ Social Needs Improves Children’s Health

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The Biggest Challenge To Integration? The Answer May Surprise You

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Integration Is All About The ‘Flow’

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Screening, Evaluation & Management Of Depression In People With Diabetes In Primary Care

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Medicare To Test Frontier Community Health Integration Project In Three States

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ACO Primary Care Integration Reduced Emergency Department Visits By 13%

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CMS Selects 14 Regions For All-Payer Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Demonstration

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Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design To Add Benefits For People With Dementia

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Virtual Human Simulations Launched To Help Manage Real-Life Conversations In Primary Care & Family Settings

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Six California Hospital Emergency Departments Deploy Coordination Platform To Link Consumers With Collaborative Care

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Veterans Affairs Commission On Care Recommends More Private Options For Services

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Considerations For Referral Of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder A Resource For Primary Care Physicians

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Practice-Based Interventions Addressing Concomitant Depression & Chronic Medical Conditions In The Primary Care Setting: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

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YMCA & Athenahealth Partner On Community Integrated Health

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New York Medicaid Upgrades Incentive Payments To Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Moves Health Homes Into Managed Care, & State Launches Major Mental Health Initiative

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A Michigan-based Coalition Is Using A Collaborative Care Model To Serve Low-income Residents With Mild To Moderate Mental Illness

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Relationship Building Is Essential For Effective Care Coordination In Patient-Centered Medical Homes

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What Makes A Health Home Successful?

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The Integration Of Medicaid Addiction Treatment Services

A few weeks ago we wrote about state coverage of addiction treatment benefits, which like mental health services are an …

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State Spending On TANF Benefits – By Both Dollars & Programs – Varies Widely

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Integra Community Care Network & UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Launch First Rhode Island Medicaid Pilot ACO

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Highmark Launches Quartet Health Analytics To Identify Behavioral Health Conditions

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Wisconsin DHS Withdraws Proposal For Medicaid Integrated Managed Medical, Behavioral & Long-Term Care

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The Impact Of Integrated Health Homes On Mental Health Service Delivery

The Medicaid health home option was established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and implementation began …

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Minnesota To Expand Access To Integrated Medicaid Special Needs BasicCare Managed Care Plans

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Study Identifies Reimbursement Models As Major Impediment To Integrated Behavioral Health & Primary Care

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Pertexa Healthcare Technologies & Orchestrate Healthcare Announce Their Collaborative Partnership For Expert Radekal Integration

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CMS Approves Medicare Rate Increase For New York State Fully Integrated Dual Eligible Plans

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Colorado Delays Accountable Care Collaborative Phase II Launch By 12 Months

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The New Hampshire Integrated Care Medicaid Waiver: The Provider Perspective

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Quartet Health Raises $40 Million Investment To Expand Its Technology To Integrate Primary Care & Behavioral Health Into Six More Markets

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Integrating Behavioral Health Into Primary Care

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Nebraska Selects Aetna, Centene & UnitedHealthcare For Integrated Medicaid Managed Care Plans

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After Nearly 20 Years, Concord Hospital’s Center For Integrative Medicine Set To Close

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Cost Of Offering Medical Home Services: $30,991 In Initial Transformation & $147,573 In Maintenance

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10 Philanthropic Foundations Launch Blue Meridian Partners To Invest $1 Billion In Evidence-Based Child-Focused Programs

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New York Begins Readiness Reviews For Integrated Medicaid Medical/Behavioral Managed Care Plans Outside New York City

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New Hypothesis & Treatment Targets Of Depression: An Integrated View Of Key Findings

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90% Of Patient-Centered Medical Home Studies Report Lower Costs & Lower Utilization

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NCQA© HEDIS® Measures & Mental Health: The Current Landscape & Future Developments

The importance of measuring quality is growing with each change in health care delivery and reimbursement. In this webinar, two …

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Population Health Management Market Estimated At $14 Billion In 2015

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AMA Invests $15 Million In Health2047 Start Up To Integrate Health Care Solutions

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CMHC-Based Integrated Health Program For People With SMI Reduced Risk Of Metabolic Disorder After Six Months

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Kansas Medicaid To End SMI Health Homes Initiative June 30, 2016

On January 29, 2016, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) informed stakeholders that it planned to end the …

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CMS Considering More Care Coordination Reporting For Dual Eligible Demonstrations

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New Hampshire Medicaid Waiver Project To Focus On Integrated Delivery Of Behavioral Health Care

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Moving Toward Integrated Behavioral Intervention For Treating Multimorbidity Among Chronic Pain, Depression, & Substance Use Disorders In Primary Care

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Elements Of Successful CMHC-FQHC Partnerships

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Maricopa County’s Emerging Integrated Care Management Model

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How Can We Deliver A Seamless Primary Care/Behavioral Health Consumer Experience?

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New Medicaid Quality Measures Focus On Monitoring Opioids, Diabetes, & Antipsychotics

In December 2015, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added new Medicaid quality measures focused on monitoring …

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Medical Homes With Shared Savings Financing Increased Primary Care Visits & Decreased Unnecessary ER Visits

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Geisinger Health Plan ProvenHealth Navigator Medical Home Model Cut Costs By 8%

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Collaborative Care For Patients With Depression & Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

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A Foundational Approach To The Treatment Of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic and devastating illness, affecting more than 21 million people globally. In this webinar, experienced psychiatrists Noel …

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What’s New In Arizona’s Mental Health System? Integrated Care Management Tops The List

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Pennsylvania Medicaid To Expand SMI Integrated Care Program In 2016

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New York Medicaid Changes Reimbursements To Patient-Centered Medical Homes

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Up To 90,000 Physicians Needed In United States By 2025

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Veterans Choice Program Eligibility Changes Remove Barriers & Expand Access To Care

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Detroit-Wayne County Mental Health Authority Suspends Decision To Terminate Contract With Integrated Care Alliance

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Washington State To End Medicaid Health Home Program

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Consumer Cost-Sharing Methods Vary Widely Across Health Insurance Marketplace Plans

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70% Of Adult California Medicaid Beneficiaries With Severe Mental Illness Have No Diabetes-Specific Screening

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CMS Developing Quality Star Ratings For Medicare-Medicaid Plans

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Pennsylvania Medicaid To Expand Health Home Pilot Program For Pregnant Women With Substance Abuse Disorders

During the first half of calendar year 2016, the Pennsylvania Medicaid program is planning launch a new program designed to …

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Michigan Medicaid To Launch Primary Care Health Homes Program

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More Patients Getting Effective Treatment, But Progress Lags For Managing Chronic Diseases

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Integrated Primary Care Depression Management Program Reduced Mortality Risk

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Cornerstones Of Care & Netsmart Align To Accelerate The Integration Of Care & Technology In Human Services

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EHRs Limit Integration Of Behavioral Health & Primary Care Data

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HHS Awards $240 Million To Expand Primary Care Workforce

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New Qualifacts Carelogic Integration Hub™ Improves Interoperability Of Behavioral Healthcare Data For Better Outcomes

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Building A Successful Integrated Care Model From The Inside Out

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What’s The Connection Between Accountable Care Organizations & Medical Homes?

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Maintaining PCMHs Projected To Cost $105,000 Per Clinical Professional Per Year

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What Has Been The Cost – & The Results – Of SAMHSA’s Primary Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) Program?

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3.4% Of Physician Compensation In Primary Care Practices In ACOs Is Based On Quality Measures

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Referral To Collaborative Outpatient Mental Health Care More Effective In Primary Care Settings Than Specialty Care

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Physicians Using CNS Response PEER Mental Health Data Registry Report Drop In Need For Medication Management Visits

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One-Third Of Adults Ages 25 To 45 Provide Unpaid Care For A Disabled Family Member

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Diabetes Identified As Independent Risk Factors For Alzheimer’s Disease; High Job Complexity & School Functioning Associates With Lower Rates

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Measuring Outcome In The Treatment Of Depression: Why You Should Do It & How You Can Do It – A Focus On Measurement-Based Care

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious, chronic disabling illness, with residual symptoms causing significant psychosocial and occupational functional impairment. …

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All Integration Is Not The Same

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Iowa Selects Amerigroup, AmeriHealth Caritas, UnitedHealthcare & WellCare For Medicaid Integrated Physical & Behavioral Health Contracts

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Federal Task Force Says Evidence Insufficient To Support Universal Primary Care Early Autism Screening

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Community Health Worker Peer Support Programs In Primary Care Improve Access To Care

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The Collaborative Care Model: A Look Under The Hood

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Few Quality Indicators Measure Quality Of Physical/Behavioral Integrated Services

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Castlight Health Partners With Lyra Health On Integrated Primary Care & Behavioral Health Technology

On June 25, 2015, Castlight Health, Inc. and Lyra Health announced an alliance to develop and market a technology developed …

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J.D. Kleinke Elected To Primary Care Progress Board Of Directors

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Ontario, Canada Government Expands Use Of Integrated Mental Health & Addictions Care Models

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Netsmart Coordinated Care Technology Facilitates Behavioral & Physical Health Integration

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Optum Behavioral Health & UnitedHealthcare Launch Integrated Pain & Depression Program

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Solution Needed: Incorporating Addiction Treatment Data Into The Integrated Care Model

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Patient-Centered Medical Homes Show Fewer Emergency Department Visits For Medicare Patients

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Evaluation Of Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative Finds Hospital Admissions Down 2% & ER Visits Down 3%

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EHR Use Highest Among Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Psychiatrist EHR Use Lags

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Patient-Centered Medical Homes: The Health Care “Contractors” Managing Service Delivery One System At A Time

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Greater Arizona Integrated Behavioral Health Managed Care Contracts Awarded To Health Choice Integrated Care & Cenpatico Integrated Care

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Integration of Depression & Primary Care: Barriers To Adoption

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Patient-Centered Medical Homes Spend More, Earn More Than Traditional Primary Care Practices

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Taking Care Of Business: Six Key Administrative Requirements For Surviving & Thriving In An Integrated Service Environment

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Mapping The Road To Integrated Services: What Are the Options? Exploring The Existing Framework

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How Can Behavioral Health Services “Work” In Primary Care?

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Systemwide Adoption Of Behavioral Health & Primary Care Integration Estimated To Save $26 Billion Annually

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Marketing In An Emerging “Integrated” Market – Take The 10,000 Foot View

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Thinking About Integration? You’re Not Alone

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What’s In A Word? A Lot, If That Word Is “Integrated”

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Keep In Mind The “Why” Of Integration

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