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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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States Expand Access To Medicaid Behavioral Health Services

States Expand Access To Medicaid Behavioral Health Services

States are expanding access to Medicaid behavioral health services, mostly through funding from the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and other federal initiatives. For example, more than half of states reported plans to take up the new ARPA community-based mobile crisis intervention service option and about two-thirds reported another…
The “Ideal” Health Home?

The “Ideal” Health Home?

As we look ahead to 2022–with more integration and more value-based care, the question is how do specialty provider organizations “fit” in an evolving service delivery and financing landscape. We’ll see a couple key developments in the next year. First, most consumers with mild and moderate conditions (of any type)…

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  • James T. Kenney, RPh, MBA

    Payer Section Advisor

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