It’s ironic that as demand grows for psychiatry services, the supply of providers is at a critical low, according to a new report from the National Council for Behavioral Health. Solutions include enhanced reimbursement and more use of telehealth.
The National Council for Behavioral Health will introduce its first medical director, Joseph Parks, MD, and its recently named vice president of addictions and recovery, Tom Hill, at its annual conference in Seattle in April.
At the BHECON forum in Pennsylvania, 100 stakeholders including community health providers and government officials, joined together to discuss the workforce demands of value-based care and population health management.
The National Council for Behavioral Health has launched the Behavioral Health + Economics Network, an initiative to foster communication between stakeholders in the mental health sector and bring about policy change.
It's going to be an especially heated debate season with high emotion among supporters on both sides. Clinton and Trump are sharply divided on a number of issues, including several that behavioral health leaders are watching.