Medicaid is marking its 50th anniversary on July 30, and the social health program’s influence hasn’t slowed. Experts say its role in behavioral health is only expected to grow in the next 50 years.
I wonder what success in integrated care might bring. If we succeed in extending the average life span of people with Serious Mental Illness, how will that impact us as a system programmatically and financially...
American Addiction Centers' president has resigned in light of charges connected to the death of a patient in 2010. CEO Michael Cartwright says the case won't damage the company.
Sunspire Health has acquired Caron Treatment Center’s 40-bed residential treatment operations in Princeton, Texas.
Summit BHC has acquired The Ranch at Dovetree in Texas, which treats college-aged individuals and adults with addiction and co-occurring disorders.
A private equity investment firm this week completed the acquisition of Futures Behavior Therapy Center, a center for children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities.
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New statistics show that in the first six months of 2015, HIV cases in Florida increased by 23 percent with 3,555 new cases up from 2,886 from the same period in 2014.
Medicaid is one of the largest items in state budgets, although its beneficiaries lack political clout. Expenses typically soar during economic downturns, putting states in a quandary.
As Medicaid approaches two score and ten, we have a heartfelt birthday greeting: "You are even more attractive today than you were a quarter-century ago. In fact, you simply are magnetic.”
Facilities were named among the best for difficult cases and procedures by at least 5 percent of the psychiatric specialists who responded to U.S. News surveys in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Health insurer Aetna has agreed to acquire Humana, and the downside for providers could be the potential reduction in payment rates.
Comparative quality ratings seem inevitable, but don’t wait for the government to come in and impose a half-baked star-rating system on you. ...
Seventeen new drug and alcohol facilities received licenses with an average of 15 business days to complete. Previously, it would have taken six months or longer.
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