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.
March 17, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Many people have come forth to reveal that the Affordable Care Act saved their lives. All of this has raised questions about the early death of persons with mental health, substance use, and intellectual development and disability conditions.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has relayed its stance on a range of issues, including marijuana. It’s an especially timely topic considering the growing number of states that have adopted legalization policies.
The national conversation about addiction is changing, and as more people seek treatment, managed care organizations will likely give providers a closer look—especially the out-of-network providers that are submitting high-priced claims.
Constellations Behavioral Health has announced the addition of Hanbleceya Recovery Network to its portfolio of behavioral healthcare programs, joining Alta Mira in Sausalito, Calif., and Bridges to Recovery in Los Angeles.