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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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Where Is This All Going? What Are States Doing/Not Doing To Address Our Mental Health Crisis? Trends In Behavioral Health Financing Models & State Innovation

Where Is This All Going? What Are States Doing/Not Doing To Address Our Mental Health Crisis? Trends In Behavioral Health Financing Models & State Innovation

The beginning of this year marked the end of an era in health care financing. Horizontal carve-outs used to be the growing model as physical and behavioral health care was distinctly separated. Now the market is moving quickly to integration. Between 2011 and 2020, the number of state Medicaid programs…
Decriminalizing Mental Illness

Decriminalizing Mental Illness

U.S. correctional institutions, local courts, and police officers frequently encounter people with untreated mental health disorders. Once incarcerated, individuals with mental illness tend to stay longer in jail and upon release are at a higher risk to incarceration than those without mental illness. Many communities have developed strategies to redirect…

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  • James T. Kenney, RPh, MBA

    Payer Section Advisor

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