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6/10/2021 States are leveraging Medicaid waivers to transform their behavioral health systems ... Figure 1) have obtained federal waivers of the institutions for mental disease (IMD) exclusion‚Aithe historical prohibition on using federal Medicaid funds to pay for treatment delivered to individuals ages 21 to 64 residing in ... to treating mental illness and SUD to effectively address rising behavioral health (BH)‚Aimental health (MH) and SUD‚Aineeds. Nearly half of the 19.3 million adults with SUD have a co-occurring mental illness, and ...
6/10/2021 Financial Review: Centene (NYSE:CNC) vs. Alignment Healthcare (NASDAQ:ALHC) ... individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children's health insurance program, long-term services and support, foster care, and ... prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment, and behavioral health and abuse services. This segment also offers various individual, small group, and large group commercial healthcare products to employers and directly to members ...
6/10/2021 Analyzing Centene (NYSE:CNC) and Alignment Healthcare (NASDAQ:ALHC) ... individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children's health insurance program, long-term services and support, foster care, and ... prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment, and behavioral health and abuse services. This segment also offers various individual, small group, and large group commercial healthcare products to employers and directly to members ...
6/9/2021 Vaya Health and Cardinal Innovations announce consolidation Save Vaya Health and Cardinal Innovations announce consolidation Managed care organizations join under Vaya Health leadership to bring strength and stability to public behavioral health care in North Carolina Staff Report [email protected] SaveASHEVILLE ‚Ai Two of North Carolina‚Aos largest managed care organizations announced June 1 that they will consolidate in preparation for the state‚Aos transformation to Medicaid managed care.Vaya Health and Cardinal Innovations have already ...
6/1/2021 Crowe votes to support behavioral health resources statewide Buzz Staff 2021-06-01Crowe sent a letter to the Legislative Medicaid Working Group in April on behalf of Chestnut Health Systems and Centerstone urging the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services to develop a pilot program for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model. The initiative was included in the proposal passed by the Senate. The CCBHC model serves all individuals, regardless of their ability to pay, and ...
5/21/2021 HHS Announces $3 Billion for SAMHSA Block Grants, Creates BH Coordinating Council - Psych Congress Network ... Behavioral Health Coordinating Council, which will facilitate approaches to addressing the HHS behavioral health agenda.The moves by HHS come a week after a report published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) showed a significant decline services for mental health and substance use disorders among Medicaid and Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries since April 2020. Specifically, CMS reported a 22% drop (12 million) in mental health ...
5/16/2021 Beaumont psychiatric hospital to be run by company with concerning past ... Medicaid for millions of dollars.Universal Health Services, a Pennsylvania-based, publicly traded company that operates more than 185 inpatient behavioral health facilities around the country, is financing construction of a new, $40 million psychiatric hospital in Dearborn for Beaumont and will run day-to-day operations once it opens.Tom Watkins, who used to lead the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, said he worries that Universal's bottom line is ...
5/14/2021 Transformation of Behavioral Health Care Through Section 1115 Waivers ... behavioral health reform should be at the front of the queue. People with severe mental illness and opioid use disorder are dying young for lack of routine health care. Much of the work that needs to be done in behavioral health is developed or developing at the state level. But the Biden administration has a powerful tool for encouraging state-level innovation in the ¬s 1115 Medicaid waiver process. Reform ...
5/14/2021 The Ridgway Record Ontario, Calif., Seven Prime Healthcare hospitals have received five-star ratings for healthcare quality by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest honor given the nation‚Aos hospitals for overall quality and service ... Prime hospitals to receive five-star ratings include:Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital, Glendora, CA Sherman Oaks Hospital, Los Angeles, CA Lake Huron Medical Center, Lake Huron, MI Harlingen Medical Center, Harlingen, TX Saint John ...
5/12/2021 Vaya Health Selects VirtualHealth to Support its Care Management Program | Financial Buzz VirtualHealth today announced that Vaya Health (Vaya) has selected the HELIOS ® platform to support care management for Medicaid members across the 22 North Carolina counties that Vaya serves. Vaya, a public managed care organization (MCO) offering behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services, chose the HELIOS platform after performing a comprehensive market analysis.As North Carolina shifts its Medicaid program from a predominately fee-for-service ...
5/12/2021 Vaya Health Selects VirtualHealth to Support its Care Management Program Yahoo News VirtualHealth‚Aos HELIOS platform will now be used for a majority of Medicaid enrollees in North CarolinaVirtualHealth today announced that Vaya Health (Vaya) has selected the HELIOS ¬Æ platform to support care management for Medicaid members across the 22 North Carolina counties that Vaya serves. Vaya, a public managed care organization (MCO) offering behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services, chose the HELIOS platform after performing ...
5/12/2021 Vaya Health Selects VirtualHealth to Support its Care Management Program | Business Wire Business Wire NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- VirtualHealth today announced that Vaya Health (Vaya) has selected the HELIOS ® platform to support care management for Medicaid members across the 22 North Carolina counties that Vaya serves. Vaya, a public managed care organization (MCO) offering behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services, chose the HELIOS platform after performing a comprehensive market analysis.As North Carolina shifts its Medicaid program from a ...
5/11/2021 Governor approves Wilson bill to improve reentry services ... Medicaid upon their release from incarceration or confinement. It will also ensure that their managed care provider is notified of their release and given the necessary information to initiate their benefits.‚AuHealthcare coverage during this transition will give people access to services they need to succeed in their communities, which could include anything from acute medical needs and regular checkups to behavioral health supports,‚Au said Wilson. ‚AuThe best way ...
5/11/2021 State names two mental health programs | Local news Buzz Staff 2021-05-10The state said Monday that Presbyterian Medical Services and TeamBuilders Behavioral Health would fill the gap left by Valle del Sol. Valle del Sol has had operations in Taos, Bernalillo, Grants, Moriarty ... were unfairly accused by then-Gov. Susana Martinez of bilking Medicaid. Some companies didn‚Aot resume service in New Mexico after the conflict. SourceThe change in behavioral health providers is part of a ripple ...
5/11/2021 Forsyth County Residents Voice Concerns About Breaking from Cardinal Innovations PR Newswire ... behavioral health or intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) should Forsyth County move forward with a plan to break from Cardinal Innovations Healthcare.Comments expressed through a 60-day public comment period showed concern about changes in care coordinators, lack of community input into the decision, and added confusion due to statewide Medicaid transformation."Change is hard for anyone. Our members, some of whom are the most vulnerable in our ...
5/11/2021 MEDICAID: States‚Äô Changes to Payment Rates for Substance Use Disorder Services ... Medicaid programs reported that they increased the rates paid to physicians and other health care providers for services that treat substance use disorders (SUD), such as medication or behavioral therapy. Specifically, over 80 percent of all states increased rates for at least one SUD service from 2014 to 2019. About two-thirds of states‚Ao rate increases were targeted specifically to SUD or SUD and other behavioral health services, while ...
5/8/2021 State funding has fallen short for mental health for years | News, Sports, Jobs ... behavioral health and mental health interchangeably.According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and Open Counseling‚Aos Michigan Mental Health Services Guide, anyone in Michigan who has Medicaid, or who qualifies for Medicaid, is eligible for public mental health services as long as those services are medically necessary. Services are considered medically necessary when a person has a mental health condition that impacts their well-being and ...
5/7/2021 Williamsburg wellness center owner indicted with $2 million health care fraud ... Medicaid and other health care programs out of more than $2 million.According to a Friday, May 7 announcement from the Department of Justice , 45-year-old Williamsburg resident, Maria Kokolis, is the owner and operator of Pamisage, Inc. The center was billed for having integrated behavioral health and medicine that claimed to specialized in weight management.‚AuThe defendant allegedly defrauded health care programs and the government by submitting false ...
5/5/2021 Addressing behavioral health crisis through an integrated approach - MedCity News MedCity News Along with illness and heartbreaking loss of too many lives, the Covid-19 pandemic has wrought an unprecedented behavioral health crisis in our country, and further exposed gaps in access to healthcare for certain underserved ... statistics are highest among racial minorities and those covered by Medicaid and Medicare. Many of these individuals are older adults, live alone with no or limited support network, have low incomes, and lack access to ...
5/4/2021 Financial Counselor ‚Äì Nevada Regional Medical Center ‚Äì Nevada, MO ... Medicaid, setting up patient payment plans, collecting patient payments, and managing un-paid patient accounts to determine if they need to be sent to collections.Essential Functions: 1.Accurately gathers information from patients admitted to the hospital pertaining to that patient‚Aos finances. This includes but is not limited to the behavioral health unit.2.Accurately updates patient information such as insurance information and/or mailing addresses etc.3.Determines ...
4/30/2021 IPMG has been approved for the Children's Mental Health Initiative ... behavioral health needs, require services to maintain safely in their home and community. When community services are not able to maintain the child at home, the CMHI may fund higher level out of home services for stabilization purposes only.The CMHI provides services to children who are not eligible for Medicaid or have private insurance that does not provide coverage for mental and behavioral health services. The CMHI can also ...
4/26/2021 Recap: Universal Health Services Q1 Earnings Benzinga ... Behavioral Health Services. The Acute Care Hospital Services segment includes the firm's acute care hospitals, surgical hospitals, and surgery and oncology centers. Each segment contributes roughly half of the firm's overall revenue. Universal Health Services receives a significant portion of its net patient revenue from Medicare and Medicaid. The largest proportion of the firm's net patient revenue is paid by managed care organizations ...
4/23/2021 Feds fund mental health crisis teams to stand in for police ... behavioral health practitioners and paramedics trained in de-escalating such potentially volatile situations. The effort to reinvent policing after the death of George Floyd in police custody is getting an assist from Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people. President Joe Biden‚Aos recent coronavirus relief bill calls for an estimated $1 billion over 10 years in federal payments to states that set up mobile crisis ...
4/23/2021 The Ridgway Record AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia , a Medicaid managed care plan serving the District of Columbia and a part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies , has collaborated with Howard University Faculty Practice Plan to pilot a new value-based payment model to promote integration of drug and alcohol addiction treatments to help keep patients in recovery and to reduce relapse.Dr. Yavar Moghimi, medical director of Behavioral Health for AmeriHealth ...
4/23/2021 Lead Clubhouse Specialist (200240) Licensed Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) OR Bachelor‚Aos degree in a related behavioral health field, and must be eligible for CCS Medicaid billing Experience Experience in a related behavioral health field Commitment to working towards culturally sensitive/culturally humble services relevant to each colleague Experience working in community-based programs providing mental health and co-occurring substance use services Effective communication skills and the ability to work effectively with ...