NCQA's 2014 quality report notes declines in behavioral health quality measures among health plans. The group will track additional data in the future.
Unnecessary testing and the overutilization of emergency rooms often go hand in hand with behavioral healthcare.
Under Colorado's Medicaid Prime, the local health plan makes global payments to participating primary care practices and expects them to integrate behavioral health providers on their care teams
We need not wait for the next high-profile overdose death to realize that addictions have emerged as America’s biggest public health crisis, nor should we stop asking tough questions
Centerstone picks up another state with large-scale operations and aims ever-closer to its goal of $200 million in revenue
Counties with Medicaid and/or block grant funding to reimburse for office-based buprenorphine use have more credentialed, waivered physicians
Investor appalled at the level of treatment and hospitality and the condition of the majority of treatment centers in the United States and aims to raise the bar with comfortable rooms, with access to customized meals and a compassionate environment
Organizations must strengthen their services, differentiate themselves from the competition and position themselves for value--and a merger might be the best way to do it
Our annual look at the healthcare information technology companies and products izes up a wide range of offerings specific to behavioral health.
American Addiction Centers launched its IPO recently, and industry leaders believe the interest is a good sign.
The healthcare industry has plenty of public companies, but AAC's initial public offering is significant in the behavioral healthcare segment
Navigators are the nice folks who help people in their communities sign up for health insurance during open enrollment
Regardless of whether the substance use was directly associated with the brain injury or developed as a maladaptive coping mechanism post injury, it is something that cannot be overlooked
Psychiatric boarding has gotten so out of hand that the state Supreme Court banned the practice. Meanwhile, the community is scrambling to help patients.
Consider three approaches that will make color work within your facility's interior design
Good Decisions Sober Living was billing insurance $1,500 per drug test and testing each resident four times a week
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicates that 20 million people need SUD treatment but don't receive it
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows illicit drug use is down 24% over the past decade
The Stout Street Health Center integrates the physical space as well as the EHR system
Former CMS Administrator Don Berwick says the payment system is all wrong in spite of many people trying to do what's right