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Payer & Financing Models

By emphasizing quality over quantity, value-based reimbursement and risk-sharing models support patient-centered care while aiming to reduce total health care expenditures. Here you’ll find resources to keep you up to date on the latest in payer and financing concerns.

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Transforming Mental Health Care in the United States-RAND 1/11/2021 Mental Health Systems Solutions Explorer

Transforming Mental Health Care in the United States-RAND 1/11/2021 Mental Health Systems Solutions Explorer

Through a series of interviews of mental health experts across the US, including government officials, public administrators, health system executives, and academicians, the RAND research team published recommendations to transform the Mental Health Care in the United States.  Based on the recommendations, a Mental Health Systems Solutions Explorer was created…
Behavioral Health Prevalence Up 50% & Claims Drop By 8%

Behavioral Health Prevalence Up 50% & Claims Drop By 8%

The number of individuals with behavioral health needs in 2020 and 2021 was about 50% higher compared to 2019, before the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) public health emergency. Total claims for behavioral health services decreased by 8% in 2020 compared to 2019. Three times more people reported symptoms of anxiety or…

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  • James T. Kenney, RPh, MBA

    Payer Section Advisor

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