Behavioral Health

New Jersey hospital launches emergency telemedicine services | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/8/2019

… mean the difference between life and death,” said Dr. Alexander Chiu, MD, medical director at Bergen New Bridge Cares, according to the news release. “Bergen New Bridge treats a significant number of patients with behavioral health conditions, as well as, high-risk medical conditions. Platforms with telemedicine 911 are needed to provide safe and effective care because the risk of an emergency is high.” More articles on telehealth …

Rate of opioid use disorder in every state | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

… ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The ranking is based on 2016-17 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. The national rate of Americans ages 12 or older reporting an opioid use disorder in the past year was 0.008 per 1,000 population. Here’s how each state stacks up: Note: The …

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‘First-of-its-kind’ Medicaid project to increase access to behavioral health treatments | 11/7/2019

The federal government is looking to expand access to behavioral health treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries through a new project, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Wednesday. The “first-of-its-kind” project waives a longstanding payment exclusion for state Medicaid programs and allows them to now treat residents with serious mental illness and/or emotional disturbance in settings that qualify as institutions for mental disease. The waiver serves as …

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… the full spectrum of suicidality between TGAs and CGAs and examined risk for suicidality within TGA subgroups. (Thoma et al, 11/1) The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: State Options For Medicaid Coverage Of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services Since Medicaid’s inception, federal law has generally prohibited states from using Medicaid funds for services provided to nonelderly adults in “institutions for mental disease” (IMDs). The IMD payment exclusion was intended to leave …

Digital Detox? No. Digital Nutrition™. Health Innovator AeBeZe Labs Wants You To Focus On Quality Over Quantity | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… impact of better Digital Nutrition on the wellbeing of active duty Airmen, AeBeZe has partnered with the 548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group (ISRG) at Beale Air Force Base ( California ). The effort recognizes that behavioral health and emotional resilience are essential to national readiness goals, performance, cognitive acuity, and prosperity. “Our mission requires constant focus in environments filled with technology and screen-time, making this partnership an asset to the …

To get executives on board with new tech, put ROI before AI | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

… describe any advanced algorithm; instead, AI describes technology that requires no human input or logic to achieve a desired result. Areas of healthcare in which AI currently shows the most promise include population health, behavioral health and certain care delivery challenges such as reducing readmissions. When choosing an AI solution to deploy, healthcare organizations must consider whether it will actually solve a specific problem, or if they are simply drawn …

Adventist seeking $27M from PG&E for damage caused by 2018 wildfire | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

… 17 to decide whether the amount will be accepted in bankruptcy court. PG&E is working through a Chapter 11 proceeding. The Paradise hospital remains closed, although Adventist has restored primary and specialty care, behavioral health and lab and pharmacy services in the area. More articles on healthcare finance …

Research Roundup: Mortality In Medicare Beneficiaries; E-Cigarette Marketing; Suicide In Transgender Teens | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… the full spectrum of suicidality between TGAs and CGAs and examined risk for suicidality within TGA subgroups. (Thoma et al, 11/1) The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: State Options For Medicaid Coverage Of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services Since Medicaid’s inception, federal law has generally prohibited states from using Medicaid funds for services provided to nonelderly adults in “institutions for mental disease” (IMDs). The IMD payment exclusion was intended to leave …

In Medical Research, Transgender Teens Are Treated As A Monolithic Group, But The Reality Is Far More Diverse | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… a dismal picture of how the 2009 economic recession affected millennials’ health. …Now ages 23 to 38, millennials suffer from higher rates of physical ailments, such as hypertension and high cholesterol, as well as behavioral health problems such as depression when compared with the generation before them. (Gantz, 11/7) The New York Times: Avoid Burnout Before You’re Already Burned Out According to the World Health Organization, burnout is a workplace …

AmWell acquires Aligned Telehealth to flesh out its behavioral health, telepsychiatry capabilities | MobiHealthNews | 11/7/2019

The acquisition also gives American Well access to a handful of major provider and payer customers. Telehealth giant American Well has struck a deal to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a vendor of telepsychiatry and behavioral health that services providers and payers. American Well says that this move will make it the largest enterprise telepsychiatry platform operating in the US. At this time, the companies are not sharing any terms of the …

Livongo adjusts revenue guidance upward after Q3 full of new client wins | MobiHealthNews | 11/7/2019

… BACK The company highlighted a number of contract wins on the call. This quarter the company expanded its relationship with CVS to include more conditions, signed a new undisclosed integrated delivery network onto its behavioral health program, and expanded its agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to include its fully-insured book of business . “Getting into the fully insured book of business is a major validation, since …

American Well to buy Aligned Telehealth in behavioral bet | Healthcare Dive | 11/7/2019

… to address patients brought in for suicide risk, chronic mental illness, substance abuse or other related issues. Aligned says a consult is available roughly an hour following a request. In the emergency department alone, behavioral health conditions account for one out of every eight visits or about 12 million visits annually, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality . However, American Well plans to expand Aligned’s services beyond the …

The Recovery Village Columbus is Now In-Network with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio | PRWeb | 11/7/2019

… Medical detox Aftercare planning Professional counseling for co-occurring mental health conditions Expanding coverage is a top priority to provide comprehensive, evidence-based treatment to those in need of help with substance use and behavioral health disorders. In addition to the new partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio, The Recovery Village Columbus is in-network with many local and national insurance providers. Private payment options are …

PE HUB Healthcare Wire Highlights, 11.7.19 | 11/7/2019

… my full story for more on the Novacap -backed company. I’ve written about lots of healthcare tech. That includes revenue cycle management and emergency medical records tailored to just about every vertical ranging from behavioral health and physical therapy to ophthalmology and primary care. You name it. In terms of radiology, there’s a lot of tech that goes into viewing and transferring medical images among physicians. Much differentiated tech is …

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… care delivery platform, the companies will deliver programs that hospitals, health plans and the industry at large can leverage to address the mounting challenges of clinician shortages, fragmented care and societal stigmas impeding adequate behavioral health access and treatment. Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults — about 44 million — experience mental illness in a given year . In the emergency department alone, behavioral health conditions account for 1 out of every 8 …

Reminder: Centene Corporation To Host Investor Meeting in NYC On December 13, 2019 | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… and individuals delivered through commercial health plans. Centene operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses …

Trxade Group, Inc’s 100% Subsidiary Bonum Health Brings Greater App-titude to Digital Healthcare | 11/7/2019

… a huge advantage for patients with or without insurance coverage. “Through Bonum Health, we are also able to offer immediate care access through our aggressively low per-consult pricing for primary care, dermatology, and behavioral health consultations. This results in patients starting to save money on their first use of the system when compared to industry standard pricing for the same services,” said Simonne Valdez, Marketing Manager of Trxade Group …

Over 200 Organizations Convened In Philadelphia For The 2019 OPEN MINDS Technology & Informatics Institute | Globe Newswire | 11/7/2019

… delivery of care for consumers with complex needs. Both Alison Nelson, Senior Vice President for Optum Technology, Optum, in her keynote presentation Leveraging Technology To Expand Access, Enhance Consumer Experience & Improve Outcomes In A Behavioral Health Care Marketplace Dominated By Value-Based Models and Jonathan D. Linkous, MPA, FATA (Fellow of the American Telemedicine Association), Chief Executive Officer, The Partnership For Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine & Robotics In Healthcare (PATH), in his …

Trxade Group, Inc’s 100% Subsidiary Bonum Health Brings Greater App-titude to Digital Healthcare on Stocks News Feed | 11/7/2019

… a huge advantage for patients with or without insurance coverage. “Through Bonum Health, we are also able to offer immediate care access through our aggressively low per-consult pricing for primary care, dermatology, and behavioral health consultations. This results in patients starting to save money on their first use of the system when compared to industry standard pricing for the same services,” said Simonne Valdez, Marketing Manager of Trxade Group …

Over 200 Organizations Convened In Philadelphia For The 2019 OPEN MINDS Technology … | 11/7/2019

… delivery of care for consumers with complex needs. Both Alison Nelson, Senior Vice President for Optum Technology, Optum, in her keynote presentation Leveraging Technology To Expand Access, Enhance Consumer Experience & Improve Outcomes In A Behavioral Health Care Marketplace Dominated By Value-Based Models and Jonathan D. Linkous, MPA, FATA (Fellow of the American Telemedicine Association), Chief Executive Officer, The Partnership For Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine & Robotics In Healthcare (PATH), in his …

Telehealth

New Jersey hospital launches emergency telemedicine services | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/8/2019

Paramus, N.J.-based Bergen New Bridge Medical Center unveiled a new telehealth service line aimed at diagnosing and treating emergency medical conditions, according to a Nov. 7 news release. The hospital, which is an affiliate … Bergen New Bridge treats a significant number of patients with behavioral health conditions, as well as, high-risk medical conditions. Platforms with telemedicine 911 are needed to provide safe and effective care because the risk …

Patients turning to telehealth for mental health services | 11/7/2019

… five adults in the United States live with a mental health condition, yet fewer than half of them receive treatment. Telehealth could change that, delivering therapy through a smartphone to people wherever they are.Natasha Gayle … the provider they’ve chosen.”It’s really a perfect match for behavioral health,” said Dr. Lindsay Henderson, director of psychological services at American Well.Henderson practices exclusively in this digital setting. She says it helps her be …

Mental Health

Rate of opioid use disorder in every state | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

Delaware has the highest rate of Americans reporting opioid use disorder of all U.S. states, according to a new ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The ranking is based on 2016-17 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. The national rate of Americans ages 12 or older reporting an opioid …

Patients turning to telehealth for mental health services | 11/7/2019

One in five adults in the United States live with a mental health condition, yet fewer than half of them receive treatment. Telehealth could change that, delivering therapy through a smartphone to people wherever they … the provider they’ve chosen.”It’s really a perfect match for behavioral health,” said Dr. Lindsay Henderson, director of psychological services at American Well.Henderson practices exclusively in this digital setting. She says it helps her be …

Medicaid

(USA-SC-Charleston) Manager, Market Value Based Contracting Program | 11/7/2019

… care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com . Responsibilities: This … partnership with the Practice Transformation Director, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Provider Network develop and manage the plan’s participation in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Model (CPC+). In partnership with Provider Network …

‘First-of-its-kind’ Medicaid project to increase access to behavioral health treatments | 11/7/2019

The federal government is looking to expand access to behavioral health treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries through a new project, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Wednesday. The “first-of-its-kind” project waives a longstanding payment exclusion for state Medicaid programs and allows them to now treat residents with serious mental illness and/or emotional disturbance in settings that qualify as institutions for mental disease. The waiver serves as …

Mental Health Services

Science X Newsletter Wednesday, Nov 6 | 11/7/2019

behavioral health Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental health services, according to new research. Women less likely to receive treatment for myocardial infarction (HealthDay)—Use of sex-specific diagnostic thresholds for myocardial infarction identifies more additional women than men with myocardial injury, but …

Rate of opioid use disorder in every state | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

Delaware has the highest rate of Americans reporting opioid use disorder of all U.S. states, according to a new ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The ranking is based on 2016-17 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. The national rate of Americans ages 12 or older reporting an opioid …

Substance Abuse

Science X Newsletter Wednesday, Nov 6 | 11/7/2019

… Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, and involving the University of East Anglia. Time in host country—a risk factor for substance abuse in migrants Refugees and other migrants who move to Sweden are initially less … Many insured Americans go out of network, pay more for behavioral health Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other …

Rate of opioid use disorder in every state | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

Delaware has the highest rate of Americans reporting opioid use disorder of all U.S. states, according to a new ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The ranking is based on 2016-17 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. The national rate of Americans ages 12 or older reporting an opioid …

Community Health

Five projects from across Vermont selected in the second round of the Innovation Fund | 11/7/2019

… of TeleFriend to help patients transition from inpatient psychiatric care to the community. Child Psychiatry Consultation Clinic – Through this project, Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) will conduct psychiatric evaluation and consultation for children and … says Dr. Harris Strokoff, CHCB’s Medical Director of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. TeleCare Connection – The Howard Center in Burlington and the University of Vermont Health Network Home Health and Hospice (UVMHN HHH) in Colchester are …

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Launches Telehealth Service Line | Globe Newswire | 11/7/2019

… software development company. This project is one of several vital expansion and community program endeavors, sparked by information from the community health needs assessment that will be funded by The Bergen New Bridge Medical Center … Bergen New Bridge treats a significant number of patients with behavioral health conditions, as well as, high-risk medical conditions. Platforms with Telemedicine911 are needed to provide safe and effective care because the risk of …

Case Management

Humana Expands Its Relationship With Seniorlink to Offer Tech-Enabled Coaching to Caregivers of Members with Dementia | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Seniorlink’s Caregiver Homes Network is the first Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) organization in the U.S. to receive NCQA Case Management Accreditation with Long Term Services and Support Distinction. More information about Seniorlink can … clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective …

Solving Value-Based Reimbursement Challenges With Real Data: One Provider’s Story For Leveraging Technology & Data To Drive Performance — Free Executive Web Briefing, Hosted By OPEN MINDS | Globe Newswire | 11/7/2019

… place on Thursday, November 7th, at 1:00 pm ET, hosted by OPEN MINDS and sponsored by Value Based Care for Behavioral Health, powered by Qualifacts CareLogic. Join speakers Roy Leitstein, CEO, Legacy Treatment Services and … intervention services, therapeutic foster care, juvenile detention alternatives, residential programs, case management, services for adults and children with developmental disabilities, and a special education school. Legacy Treatment Services’ programming aims to change the behavioral health

Medicare

‘First-of-its-kind’ Medicaid project to increase access to behavioral health treatments | 11/7/2019

The federal government is looking to expand access to behavioral health treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries through a new project, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Wednesday. The “first-of-its-kind” project waives a longstanding payment exclusion for state Medicaid programs and allows them to now treat residents with serious mental illness and/or emotional disturbance in settings that qualify as institutions for mental disease. The waiver serves as …

Research Roundup: Mortality In Medicare Beneficiaries; E-Cigarette Marketing; Suicide In Transgender Teens | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. JAMA Internal Medicine: Trends In Mortality For Medicare Beneficiaries Treated In The Emergency Department From 2009 To 2016 In a cross-sectional … Kaiser Family Foundation: State Options For Medicaid Coverage Of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services Since Medicaid’s inception, federal law has generally prohibited states from using Medicaid funds for services provided to nonelderly adults in “institutions for …

Addiction Treatment

The Recovery Village Columbus is Now In-Network with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio | PRWeb | 11/7/2019

… with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio, expanding coverage and access to rehab for those in need of addiction treatment in the Midwest and beyond. COLUMBUS, Ohio The Recovery Village Columbus is proud … to those in need of help with substance use and behavioral health disorders. In addition to the new partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio, The Recovery Village Columbus is in-network …

Zuckerman Spaeder Files Suit Against United Behavioral Health for Wrongfully Denying Autistic Child Standard Behavioral Therapy | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… children, violates the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, and that it was therefore illegal for United Behavioral Health (“UBH”) to enforce the exclusion. The federal Parity Act prevents insurance plans from … insurance companies accountable for widespread denials of mental health and addiction treatments. The firm has developed a national practice representing patients and health care providers such as doctors, hospitals, and medical equipment companies in disputes …

Health Management

Reminder: Centene Corporation To Host Investor Meeting in NYC On December 13, 2019 | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services. Centene uses its investor relations website to publish important information about the Company, including information that may be deemed material to investors. Financial and other information about Centene is routinely posted and is accessible on Centene’s …

Apple Health

Digital Detox? No. Digital Nutrition™. Health Innovator AeBeZe Labs Wants You To Focus On Quality Over Quantity | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… of that content on mood, emotional resilience, and overall wellbeing. “Recognizing the real risks that indiscriminate content consumption poses to behavioral health, we wondered why meaningful information and proper labels for digital assets wasn’t available … to track their mood throughout the day with the Moodrise Apple Watch app “Because our organization focuses a great deal of its mental health intervention efforts educating and supporting teens and their families, we often …

VC-backed Mindstrong Health appoints CEO | PE Hub | 11/1/2019

… of Daniel to a powerful team of scientists, doctors, and innovators positions Mindstrong to accelerate its vision for transformational, predictive behavioral health care.” About Daniel Graf Daniel is an entrepreneurial technology leader with over 25 … Google, he conceived of and led the Google Maps for Apple iOS initiative. Before Google, he was co-founder and CEO of Kyte, a pioneer in mobile video technology. Daniel is an active member of …

Fitbit

Millennials face high death rates compared to Gen-Xers | 11/7/2019

… higher death rates than Gen-Xers [Photo: Camilo Jimenez /Unsplash] By Zlati Meyer 2 minute Read Millennials may love avocados, Fitbits, and booze-free cocktails, but that doesn’t mean they’re healthy. advertisement In fact, their … The report cited conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and behavioral health conditions, including major depression and hyperactivity, as increasing among millennial-aged Americans. And if there’s no intervention, millennials’ mortality rates could skyrocket over …

Suicide rate in Orange County reached highest point of the century last year – Orange County Register | 11/5/2019

… guide future prevention and early intervention efforts for those most at risk,” according to Jeffrey Nagel, director of the county’s Behavioral Health Service. The local report found a number of troubling trends. Age-related suicide … draws thousands of supporters for juvenile diabetes research Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion, raising privacy concerns Warren’s health plan: $20 trillion, no middle class tax hike …

UnitedHealth Group

(USA-NY-Auburn) Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - Auburn, NY | 11/6/2019

UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - Auburn, NY in Auburn , New York Pharmacy Technician OptumRx Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness – and those who care for them – have moving stories, and at …

(USA-MN-Duluth) Customer Service Care Coordinator - Duluth, MN (Job Fair) | 11/6/2019

UnitedHealth Group Customer Service Care Coordinator - Duluth, MN (Job Fair) in Duluth , Minnesota Join Us at Our Customer Service Care Coordinator Virtual Career Fair Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 11:00am to 1:00pm Register Here or … plan documents, or benefit plan design) Experience in social work, behavioral health, disease prevention, health promotion and behavior change (working with vulnerable populations) Sales or account management experience Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State . Challenge brings …

Universal Health Services

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) Shares Sold by Wedge Capital Management L L P NC | 11/6/2019

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC decreased its position in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) by 16.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities … subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, and behavioral health care facilities. The company operates through Acute Care Hospital Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, and Other segments. Its hospital offer general and specialty …

UK Legislators Asked to Increase Accountability in Mental Health Industry | 11/6/2019

… UK’s for-profit behavioral industry, calling for tighter oversight and accountability of facilities owned by U.S companies, Acadia Healthcare and Universal Health Services (UHS). The mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) International … recently, media has reported on abuses at Acadia’s North Tampa Behavioral Health which is alleged to be making huge profits by exploiting patients under Florida’s Baker (involuntary commitment) Act. [6] Referring to other Acadia owned …

CVS

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

… Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services Press enter to search Subscribe It’s 4 p.m. at the CVS Pharmacy on Main Street in New City, N.Y. A man is having his eyes … offering optical, dental, audiology, laboratory tests, health screenings and monitorings, behavioral health, and speech and physical therapy options within the store. With their expansion, retailers and pharmacies have the opportunity to boost revenue from clinic …

CVS Health Reports Third Quarter Results | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… 6.97 to $7.05 from $6.89 to $7.00 Confirmed cash flow from operations guidance range of $10.1 billion to $10.6 billion CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced operating results for the three months ended September … of insured and self-insured (“ASC”) medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health products and services. For periods prior to the Aetna Acquisition Date, the Health Care Benefits segment consisted solely of the Company’s SilverScript ® Medicare …

CVS Health

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

… offering clinics designed solely for treating minor ailments and injuries, offering optical, dental, audiology, laboratory tests, health screenings and monitorings, behavioral health, and speech and physical therapy options within the store. With their expansion, retailers … when needed.” Yet, another formidable player expanding clinical offerings is CVS Health, which in June announced a significant expansion of HealthHUB locations at CVS Pharmacy stores across the country, following its HealthHUB pilot in three …

CVS Health Reports Third Quarter Results | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… 6.97 to $7.05 from $6.89 to $7.00 Confirmed cash flow from operations guidance range of $10.1 billion to $10.6 billion CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced operating results for the three months ended September … of insured and self-insured (“ASC”) medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health products and services. For periods prior to the Aetna Acquisition Date, the Health Care Benefits segment consisted solely of the Company’s SilverScript ® Medicare …

Teladoc

% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Teladoc Inc Call (TDOC) | 11/6/2019

Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Teladoc Inc Call (TDOC) 1:13am By Nick Russo SmarTrend identified a Downtrend for Teladoc Inc ( NYSE:TDOC ) on October 2nd, 2019 at $63.03. In approximately 1 month, Teladoc Inc … cases, as well as offers telehealth solutions, expert medical services, behavioral health solutions, guidance and support, and platform and program services. SmarTrend will continue to scan these moving averages and a number of other proprietary …

Survey: Telemedicine Takeaways | 11/4/2019

… via telehealth included urgent care and general health assessments as primary services. Results also indicate an increase in employers offering behavioral health services via telehealth from 44% in 2019 to 48% in 2020 which implies … telehealth vendors, when compared across major telehealth vendors, employers using Teladoc Health https://www.teladoc.com were most satisfied. This was followed by employers using Doctor on Demand https://www.doctorondemand.com . For National Accounts, the percentage was highest …

Walmart Health

Retailers across the industry are growing in-store healthcare services | 11/6/2019

… offering clinics designed solely for treating minor ailments and injuries, offering optical, dental, audiology, laboratory tests, health screenings and monitorings, behavioral health, and speech and physical therapy options within the store. With their expansion, retailers … best clinical actions and driving medical costs savings. Then there’s Walmart, which operates retail care clinics in Georgia, South Carolina and Texas. In September, the retailer debuted the first Walmart Health center in Dallas, Ga …

What’s in Store: Retail Giants Expand Offerings with New Health Clinics | 11/6/2019

… Mary Butler on Nov 6, 2019 Retail healthcare is having another “moment” with the recent announcements that both Amazon and Walmart are rolling out primary care clinics with consumer convenience in mind. Amazon’s entry to … optometry, counseling, laboratory tests, X-rays, hearing, wellness education, and behavioral health, Forbes reported. While these models are limited in number and scale, they’ll be competing with retail clinics such as the CVS Minute Clinics …

Microsoft Health

Let’s Talk Interactive and Howard Technology Solutions Partner to Provide Greater Access to Medical and Mental Health Care | PRWeb | 11/6/2019

… Let’s Talk Interactive, Inc. Let’s Talk Interactive, Inc. is a complete end-to-end Telehealth solutions provider, arming medical and behavioral health professionals with cutting-edge Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) video conferencing software … from other leading technology innovators, such as Lenovo, HP, and Microsoft, you can be sure when you buy from Howard that you are getting the most for your technology dollars. Howard Technology Solutions’ mission is …

Let’s Talk Interactive and Howard Technology Solutions Partner to Provide Greater Access to Medical and Mental Health Care | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/6/2019

… Let’s Talk Interactive, Inc. Let’s Talk Interactive, Inc. is a complete end-to-end Telehealth solutions provider, arming medical and behavioral health professionals with cutting-edge Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) video conferencing software … from other leading technology innovators, such as Lenovo, HP, and Microsoft, you can be sure when you buy from Howard that you are getting the most for your technology dollars. Howard Technology Solutions’ mission is …

Beacon Health Options

Quality Management Specialist II - Beacon Health Options - Chicago IL - ITJobPro.com | 11/5/2019

Chicago IL Beacon Health Options Beacon Health Options Job Category: Clinical – Quality Mgmt Req : QUALI01723 Location: IL – Chicago ABOUT THE POSITION We are currently seeking a dynamic Quality Management Specialist II to join our team … required in one of the following related fields: QM, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Statistics or RN with relevant QM or Managed Care Experience License: Clinical License (LMHC, LMFT, RN, LCSW, etc.) highly preferred Relevant Work Experience …

Insurer’s stake in firm stirs concern | 11/2/2019

… of other providers of mental-health care and services for the developmentally disabled. Through its pending acquisition of Boston-based Beacon Health Options, Anthem is also set to own a sixth of the other managed … doing a good job making sure that the individuals with behavioral health needs and developmental disability needs are getting the services that they need, they’re getting the care coordination that they need, and they’re working …

Morgan Stanley

Cigna’s (CI) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup | 11/7/2019

… Cigna from $185.00 to $190.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, August 2nd. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of Cigna from $207.00 to $208.00 and … Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part …

Goldman Sachs

Humana’s (HUM) CEO Bruce Broussard on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/6/2019

… Rhyee – Cowen Kevin Fischbeck – Bank of America Scott Fidel – Stephens Sarah James – Piper Jaffray Josh Raskin – Nephron Research Stephen Tanal – Goldman Sachs A.J. Rice – Crédit Suisse Michael Newshel – Evercore ISI Ricky Goldwasser – Morgan Stanley Matt … the most impactful areas of health, home, primary care, pharmacy, behavioral health and social determinants. In addition, we are making it easier for our members to interact with us and others in the healthcare system …

Livongo Health (NASDAQ:LVGO) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research | 11/6/2019

… platform offers solutions, such as Livongo for Diabetes, Livongo for Hypertension, Livongo for Prediabetes and Weight Management and Livongo for Behavioral Health by myStrength. Livongo Health Inc. is based in Mountain View, United States. “ Get … buy rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on Livongo Health in a research note on Monday, August 19th. They issued a buy rating and a $43.00 price …

Citigroup

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC Has $38.92 Million Stake in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) | 11/6/2019

… a $254.00 target price on Cigna and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 10th. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Cigna in a research report on Wednesday … Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part …

Citigroup Reiterates Buy Rating for Cigna (NYSE:CI) | 11/6/2019

Citigroup Reiterates Buy Rating for Cigna (NYSE:CI) Posted by Michael Walen on Nov 6th, 2019 // Comments off Cigna (NYSE:CI) ‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by analysts at Citigroup in a note … Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part …

Jefferies Financial Group

Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday | 11/3/2019

… hyperlink . Company insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock. A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Acadia Healthcare and gave … residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities, and outpatient behavioral healthcare facilities to serve the behavioral health and recovery needs of communities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico …

SVB Leerink

Livongo Health (NASDAQ:LVGO) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research | 11/2/2019

Behavioral Health by myStrength. Livongo Health Inc. is based in Mountain View, United States. “A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on LVGO. Canaccord Genuity began coverage on shares of Livongo Health in a research report on Monday, August 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price objective for the company. Svb Leerink began coverage on shares of Livongo Health in a research report on Monday …

Livongo inks pacts with Doctor on Demand, MDLive | Healthcare Dive | 10/29/2019

… Demand, the company announced Monday at the HLTH 2019 conference. Beginning in January, Livongo will offer telehealth services to its behavioral health members and to users of its diabetes and hypertension platforms and services soon … access to a large and growing pool of potential members. SVB Leerink, which has been consistently bullish on Livongo, hailed the partnerships with Doctor on Demand and MDLive. “We see this as particularly impactful for …

Warburg Pincus

Ares Closes $4.5 Billion in New U.S. Direct Lending Commitments in 3Q/19 | 11/1/2019

Warburg Pincus Ares served as the administrative agent, collateral agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner for a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Qualifacts by Warburg Pincus. Qualifacts providers electronic health record software for behavioral health organizations to manage clinical, administrative and financial workflows. Reddy Ice / Stone Canyon Industries Ares served as the administrative agent, collateral agent, lead arranger and joint bookrunner for a senior secured …

PE Firm Warburg Pincus Acquires CareLogic Behavioral Health EHR Platform | HIT Consultant | 9/26/2019

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has acquired CareLogic behavioral health platform to accelerate product development and expand sales and marketing efforts. – Qualifacts’ CareLogic Enterprise Software is a comprehensive Electronic Health Record (EHR) designed for behavioral health, mental health, & human services. – The partnership will also help the company identify strategic relationships and acquisition opportunities. Warburg Pincus , a healthcare technology private equity (PE) firm focused on growth investing has acquired Qualifacts , a …

Rock Health

Health tech funding snapshot—Google joins $50M round in Viz.ai, Augmedix raises $19 million, and more | FierceHealthcare | 11/1/2019

… network provider. Women’s health and fertility: Serial entrepreneur Halle Tecco, the founder and former CEO of digital health investment fund Rock Health, launched Natalist in August. The Charleston, South Carolina-based startup raised $5 million … prenatal vitamins and educational literature. And… just under the threshold: Behavioral health startup Sentio raised $4.5 million in seed funding led by Felicis Ventures, with participation from Anthemis Exponential Ventures, and SOSV. The San Francisco …

Quicken Loans Keeps its Foot on the Gas: Nation’s Largest Lender Completes Another Record-Breaking Quarter | PR Newswire | 10/24/2019

Rock Health Collective for its team members. The concierge health facility provides a holistic package of services that address all aspects of team members’ needs, including primary and urgent care, a full-service pharmacy, behavioral health, physical therapy, chiropractic care, wellness coaching and care navigation. About Quicken Loans Detroit -based Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation’s largest home mortgage lender. The company closed nearly half a trillion dollars of mortgage …

RBC Capital Markets

Medical Properties Trust (MPW) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 11/1/2019

… at previously owned MPT facilities. We are delighted to welcome them back. Additionally, we just closed on a $28 million behavioral health opportunity with NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals for the development of a 92-bed freestanding hospital … next question comes from the line of Michael Carroll from RBC Capital Markets. Your line is open. Jason Idoine – RBC Capital Markets – Analyst Hey, good morning, guys. This is Jason on for Mike. Around the …

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/15/2019

… Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Scott Fidel - Stephens Dave Windley - Jefferies Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Lance Wilkes - Bernstein Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Charles … cost. OptumRx is treating patients holistically, aligning pharmacy, medical and behavioral health needs using data and evidence-based protocols to enable end-to-end management of care. This approach has been honed over several years …

William Blair

Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV Takes Position in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) | 11/1/2019

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. to Post FY2019 Earnings of $4.62 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts (NYSE:MMC) Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV Takes Position in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) November 1st, 2019 - Comments … subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, and behavioral health care facilities. The company operates through Acute Care Hospital Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, and Other segments. Its hospital offer general and specialty …

NextGen Healthcare Inc (NXGN) CEO Rusty Frantz on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/24/2019

… 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Rusty Frantz - President and CEO Jamie Arnold - CFO and EVP Conference Call Participants Jeff Garro - William Blair & Co Jamie Stockton - Wells Fargo Matthew Gillmor - Robert Baird Donald Hooker - Keybanc Ricky … quarter. TOPAZ has been a strong reseller partner into the behavioral health space and brings both strong, commercial end solution capabilities to NextGen. While this acquisition brings negligible revenue, we see behavioral health and integrated …

Google Ventures

Health tech funding snapshot—Google joins $50M round in Viz.ai, Augmedix raises $19 million, and more | FierceHealthcare | 11/1/2019

… funding. The funding round was led by Greenoaks with participation from Threshold Ventures, CRV along with existing investors GV, formerly Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins. Viz.ai uses deep learning algorithms to identify a suspected large … prenatal vitamins and educational literature. And… just under the threshold: Behavioral health startup Sentio raised $4.5 million in seed funding led by Felicis Ventures, with participation from Anthemis Exponential Ventures, and SOSV. The San Francisco …

Venture capital investment in AI and mental health startups surges in Q2: report | FierceHealthcare | 8/6/2019

… Google Ventures, Oak HC/FT, Norwest Venture Partners, and Y Combinator are flocking towards mental and behavioral health, the report said. It’s been a record first half of the year with the amount invested in healthcare companies globally rising to $26.9 billion across 2,258 deals so far in 2019 compared to $26.5 billion in the first half of 2018. In-demand sectors including mental health and healthcare AI could drive …

Geisinger

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… Rule’ The CMS on Wednesday approved Washington, D.C.’s request to essentially waive a longstanding federal rule that prohibited reimbursing behavioral healthcare and substance use disorder services performed in large residential psychiatric institutions and treatment … without additional funds to support them. (Koh, 11/7) Modern Healthcare: Geisinger’s Med School To Provide Free Tuition For Primary-Care Students Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine plans to provide free tuition to students who agree …

Personnel File | 11/6/2019

… Scranton. She has three years of experience in the health care industry, previously working as a care coordinator assistant with Geisinger. Stacey Perrins, a resident of West Abington Twp., was promoted to assistant director of … fall. He will oversee operations to provide integrated primary care, behavioral health, infectious disease and dental services for children and adults. He has worked in management for more than 10 years, serving most recently as …

HCA

P-TCPi Project Ends but Learning Continues | 11/6/2019

… extremely successful and productive, resulting in the enrollment of 121 medical practices comprised of 800 Pediatrician/ARNP/PAs and 92 Behavioral Health Clinics with 1000 BH Providers. These clinicians received dedicated support from a Regional … helped inform a workgroup including WCAAP members and staff and HCA, and informed by a national expert with experience in pediatric value-based payment to explore the development of a pediatric-specific value-based payment …

Clinical Nurse Coordinator (Cardiac Telemetry) - USA-TN-Nashville | 11/6/2019

… all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.For us, it’s all about people. Here at HCA, you will find that caring extends to our patients, employees, and the communities we … 741-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women’s services.Centennial Medical Center’s 43-acre campus is …

Rush University Medical Center

We All Need to Be Educated about Suicide Prevention | 11/6/2019

… recognize and intervene when someone needs assistance. We need to ensure that our nation has a well-prepared supply of behavioral health specialists. By 2025, according to government projections , there will be tremendous shortages of … the drector of nursing research and health equity at the Rush University Medical Center, and a Public Voices Fellow Alum of The OpEd Project . Credit: Nick Higgins …

Clinic Coordinator II- PBC Neurology- Cost Center - Chicago, IL, , USA #jobs #Chicago pls RT | 10/22/2019

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Ascension

Judge halts immigrant health insurance requirement | 11/4/2019

Ascension Brighton Center for Recovery in Brighton,… Insights and Analysis Mercyhealth operates an emergency shelter in southern Wisconsin that also offers outpatient, behavioral health and other support services. Headline Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., died this morning due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges, his office announced today. Headline The suicide rate jumped 56% for Americans aged 10 to 24 between 2007 and 2017, and the homicide rate jumped 18 …

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Free Healthcare Day | 10/30/2019

Posted: Oct 30, 2019 9:45 AM Updated: Oct 30, 2019 9:47 AM Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Free Healthcare Day If you or someone you know does not have insurance or a doctor, this is … individuals. Medical care, health care screenings and immunizations Pregnancy tests Behavioral health and spiritual care, prayer and counseling Health insurance information and enrollment assistance Community resources and health education Connection to follow-up care Haircuts …

Sanford Health

(USA-MN-Thief River Falls) RN Inpt 0.6F – Behavioral Health Inpt | Sanford Health | 11/4/2019

Date: November 4, 2019 Author: Saurabh Gayali 0 Comments Job Title: RN Inpt 0.6F Behavioral Health Inpt Thief River Falls City: Thief River Falls State: MN Department : Psychology - Nursing Inpatient - Medical Center - Thief River Falls Job Schedule: Part Time Shift: Varies Hours Per Shift: 12 hr JOB SUMMARY The registered nurse is responsible to implement the nursing process within Sanford Health and the continuum of care. The nursing process is …

(USA-MN-Thief River Falls) RN Inpt PRN – Behavioral Health Inpt | Sanford Health | 11/4/2019

Job Title: RN Inpt PRN Behavioral Health Inpt Thief River Falls City: Thief River Falls State: MN Department : Psychology - Nursing Inpatient - Medical Center - Thief River Falls Job Schedule: PRN Shift: Varies Hours Per Shift: Other … and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. About Sanford Health: At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest …

Acadia Healthcare

Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday | 11/3/2019

Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.53 per share for the quarter. Investors that … residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities, and outpatient behavioral healthcare facilities to serve the behavioral health and recovery needs of communities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico …

Partners HealthCare

CommonWealth Magazine | 11/3/2019

… of Boston Children’s Hospital; Kim Hollon president and CEO of Signature Healthcare of Brockton; Anne Klibanski, president and CEO of Partners HealthCare; Steven Strongwater, president and CEO of Atrius Health; and Kevin Tabb, president and … spending (30 percent more after three years) on primary and behavioral health care while still requiring that overall spending remain under the benchmark. The bill also penalizes pharmaceutical companies that sharply raise drug prices over …

NSMC Salem Hospital ER set to open on Sunday | Medford, MA Patch | 10/31/2019

… Emergency Department, the Pingree Floor of 24 private inpatient rooms for medical patients and the 120-bed Epstein Center for Behavioral Health, serving adults, seniors and children/adolescents. Also on Sunday, the ED and inpatient … Shore Cancer Center in Danvers. NSMC is a member of Partners HealthCare, which was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. For more information, visit our website at nsmc.partners.org Subscribe Back to …

Genesis Healthcare

(USA-CA-Montebello) Social Services Specialist I (Full Time) | 11/3/2019

Job Information Genesis Healthcare Social Services Specialist I (Full Time) in Montebello , California POSITION SUMMARY: The Social Services Specialist I works with patients/residents and their family members/significant others within the facility through use … mood problems. Works in tandem with community based providers’ i.e. behavioral health and hospice providers to assure continuity of care. Participates with the health care decision making process within the center. Arranges and conducts patient …

(USA-MA-Medford) Social Services Specialist I (Full Time) | 11/3/2019

Genesis Healthcare Social Services Specialist I (Full Time) in Medford , Massachusetts FT Social Worker Position @ Glen Ridge- Medford, MA POSITION SUMMARY: The Social Services Specialist I works with patients/residents and their family members/significant … mood problems. Works in tandem with community based providers’ i.e. behavioral health and hospice providers to assure continuity of care. Participates with the health care decision making process within the center. Arranges and conducts patient …

Kaiser Permanente

Grief grew into a mental health crisis and a $21,634 hospital bill | 11/2/2019

… Northwestern Medicine. Medical Service: Feilen received inpatient care for a depressive episode, including blood draws, an ultrasound, an electrocardiogram and behavioral health treatment. What Gives: Feilen has an “association health plan” purchased through Affiliated Workers … Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation which is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. Photo Credit: Alyssa Schukar for KHN Advertisements …

18 cybersecurity incidents in October | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/1/2019

Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is investigating an October data breach that may have affected 1,442 people. 11. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance began notifying nearly 1,000 patients Oct. 16 that their information may have been exposed due to an email error. 12. Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente began issuing notices Sept. 27 to 990 Sacramento-area patients that their information may have been exposed. 13. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger …

UPMC

Community church events planned | 11/2/2019

behavioral health instructors, will be sponsoring a conference Saturday, Nov. 9, for those facing challenges with addictions and emotional distress personally or through association by family, spouse or friend. The senior instructor is a former clinical supervisor for UPMC with more than 40 years’ experience in the field of behavioral health. St. Jude’s approach is unique and different from many of the conventional methods used today. Participants will learn how …

Postdoctoral Fellow: Child Mental Health Implementation Science | 11/1/2019

UPMC Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies and Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Epidemiology, and is co-led by Bruce Rollman, MD, MPH, UPMC Endowed Chair in General Internal Medicine who is Director of the Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology. The multidisciplinary ETUDES team also includes computer scientists, economists, anthropologists, psychologists, statisticians, programmers, and physicians with expertise in adolescent medicine, emergency medicine, and psychiatry. Strong candidates will have a …

Cigna

Cigna and Cigna Foundation Committed to Support America’s Heroes | Business Wire | 11/7/2019

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.- The Cigna Foundation announced it will give a $100,000 grant to Veterans Recovery Resources, a community-based, non-profit organization that offers professional clinical care and peer-based wellness programs to military service … an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in over 30 countries …

Cigna’s (CI) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup | 11/7/2019

Cigna’s (CI) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Posted by Joseph McCarthy on Nov 6th, 2019 Citigroup reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Cigna (NYSE:CI) in a research note released on Tuesday, LiveTradingNews reports … Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part …

Humana

Humana Expands Its Relationship With Seniorlink to Offer Tech-Enabled Coaching to Caregivers of Members with Dementia | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… leading tech-enabled health services company, is pleased to announce an expanded relationship with leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM ) that will provide additional care management and support to families caring … clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective …

Humana CEO Broussard: We’re Very Excited About PDGM | 11/7/2019

Learn More Advertisement To prepare for PDGM and improve operational efficiency, Humana spent much of 2019 forming or strengthening technology partnerships. As finalized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the overhaul comes with … the most impactful areas of health: home, primary care, pharmacy, behavioral health and social determinants,” Broussard said. Humana’s Q3 call came roughly a week after news broke that the company will lay off 2% of …

Aetna

Dr. Drugstore Will See You Now | Managed Care Magazine | 11/6/2019

… has bedfellowed with Walgreens Boots Alliance to open senior-focused primary care clinics inside Walgreens locations. CVS Health, which owns Aetna, is going beyond its well-known walk-in MinuteClinics with HealthHUBs that are designed … staffed by a team that includes a care coach, a behavioral health specialist, and clinical pharmacists. Besides treating acute conditions, Partners in Primary Care provides one-on-one counseling to help with the management of …

CVS Health Reports Third Quarter Results | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… our full-year 2019 Adjusted EPS guidance range to $6.97 to $7.05 . As we approach the first anniversary of the Aetna acquisition, we are increasingly confident in the strength of our broad and differentiated assets … of insured and self-insured (“ASC”) medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health products and services. For periods prior to the Aetna Acquisition Date, the Health Care Benefits segment consisted solely of the Company’s SilverScript ® Medicare …

Indian Health Service

Homelessness In Anchorage - Thoughts On What I’ve Been Told In OLE Class | 11/5/2019

… more classes, but I’ll miss the last one. The chart below comes from th e Executive Summary of the Alaska Behavioral Health Systems Assessment commissioned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust with other health co … funded through a mix of Medicaid, state and federal grants, Indian Health Service Compact and other Tribal funds, private insurance, self-pay and uncompensated care so the utilization data analyzed tells only part of the …

Understanding overpayments: The latest Minnesota Department of Human Services scandal, explained | 11/4/2019

… Jim Nobles, the problem began more than a decade ago, when DHS decided to reimburse the tribes at the federal Indian Health Services’ “encounter rate” of $455 per day for Suboxone as part of a … his lack of jurisdiction. White Earth Band Assistant Director for Behavioral Health Danielle Stevens, however, told the Senate committees that the tribe did cooperate with DHS, providing records and data to sort through the billings …

Fidelis Care

Hudson River Health Care Raises Over $600K to Bring Health Care to New Yorkers in Need at Annual Cornucopia Benefit | 11/4/2019

behavioral health care for even more people,” said John Russell, Brightpoint Care Board Chair . “Brightpoint Health and Hudson River Health Care share common roots and values, and together we are building a better future for the communities we serve.” Lead sponsors of the 15 th annual Cornucopia Benefit included BioReference Laboratories, Laboratory Corporation of America, Fidelis Care, and Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office. About Hudson River Health Care Founded over 40 years …

Centene Corporation Announces Commencement of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | PR Newswire | 11/1/2019

… a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home … about the impact of the Merger, Centene’s recent acquisition (the “Fidelis Care Transaction”) of substantially all the assets of New York State Catholic Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a Fidelis Care New York (“ Fidelis Care

Magellan Health

Magellan Health (NASDAQ:MGLN) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance - Transcript Daily | 11/3/2019

Magellan Health (NASDAQ:MGLN) updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.35-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.96. The company issued revenue … segments. The Healthcare segment offers carve-out management services for behavioral health; employee assistance plans (EAP); and other areas of specialty healthcare, including diagnostic imaging, musculoskeletal management, cardiac, and physical medicine. See Also: How the …

New York State Teachers Retirement System Sells 1,800 Shares of Magellan Health Inc (NASDAQ:MGLN) | 11/3/2019

New York State Teachers Retirement System cut its position in shares of Magellan Health Inc (NASDAQ:MGLN) by 3.1% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 55,407 shares of the company’s stock after … segments. The Healthcare segment offers carve-out management services for behavioral health; employee assistance plans (EAP); and other areas of specialty healthcare, including diagnostic imaging, musculoskeletal management, cardiac, and physical medicine. Further Reading: Marijuana Stocks …

Health Net

(USA-AZ-Tucson) Acuity IT Systems Consultant | 11/2/2019

… be an application SME on the Acuity (Referrals and Authorizations) application team and liaison between the IS department and the Acuity users from various business users from Banner University Health Plans (BUHP), Banner Health Network (BHN), and Banner’s Population Health Services Organization. Business user include Prior Auth, Medical Management, Case Management, Utilization Management, and Behavior Health. In the Acuity IT Systems Consultant role within Acuity, you will assist in integrating …

Open | 11/2/2019

… Health Net, Kaiser, Anthem, Delta Dental, Fidelity and Optum Behavioral Health, to name a few …

UnitedHealthcare

Care Coordinator - Medical Social Worker - Metairie, LA - UnitedHealth Group - New Orleans, LA | 11/2/2019

… party administration Understanding of nursing home and long term acute care regulations preferred Background in medical social work Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care … Case Manager, Case Management, Medicare, Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, Managed Care, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Community Health, Long Term Care, LTC, Hospice, medical social work, Public Health, Assisted Living, Field Based, New Orleans, Louisiana, LA Requisition …

Senior Clinical Administrative Coordinator - Phoenix, AZ - UnitedHealth Group - Phoenix, AZ | 11/2/2019

… to balance multiple priorities Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team Adaptability and Flexibility Detail Oriented Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best … a drug test before beginning employment. Keywords: UHG, Administrative Support, Behavioral Health, Regulatory program, Health Services Requisition : 847167 …

AmeriHealth

Hiding in Plain Sight | 11/1/2019

… determinants. About 35% of commercially insured patients at ProMedica have some kind of unmet social need. “Something like isolation or behavioral health cuts across all income and demographic levels,” says Kate Sommerfield, president of social … and employers to directly understand employees’ needs. Hitching a Ride AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia formed a relationship with Lyft in 2017 to provide on-demand transportation to its members. Members can call into AmeriHealth’s …

NJBIA Announces 19 Winners of Awards for Excellence | 10/29/2019

… to Atlantic counties. Under his leadership, Hackensack Meridian Health has forged partnerships to advance medical education, pioneer new cancer and behavioral health treatments, and support innovation. This includes opening a new medical school at Seton … military personnel, students and emerging entrepreneurs. Michael Munoz, Market President, AmeriHealth New Jersey, Cranbury . Munoz took charge of AmeriHealth New Jersey in 2017 at a crucial point in the company’s history and helped restore it …

Wellcare

Centene Corporation Announces Commencement of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | PR Newswire | 11/1/2019

… LOUIS , Nov. 1, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) (“Centene”) announced today the commencement, in connection with its previously announced acquisition of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”), of exchange offers for any and all outstanding … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Alex Azar

‘First-of-its-kind’ Medicaid project to increase access to behavioral health treatments | 11/7/2019

The federal government is looking to expand access to behavioral health treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries through a new project, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Wednesday. The “first-of-its-kind” project waives a … substance abuse disorder, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. “Americans with serious mental illness too often end up homeless or in our prisons, when access to treatment could help them lead healthy …

HHS Awards $319M to Bolster Healthcare Workforce for Underserved | RevCycle Intelligence | 11/1/2019

HHS is providing $319 million in scholarship and loan repayment awards for dental, medical, and behavioral health to boost the healthcare workforce in underserved areas, according to a recent announcement . The scholarships provided through the … includes building a strong, sustainable rural healthcare workforce,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar explained in the announcement . Dig Deeper Medical Billing, Patient Access Top Revenue Cycle Risks of 2019 This year’s awards significantly expand NHSC’s efforts …

Bernie Sanders

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… Rule’ The CMS on Wednesday approved Washington, D.C.’s request to essentially waive a longstanding federal rule that prohibited reimbursing behavioral healthcare and substance use disorder services performed in large residential psychiatric institutions and treatment … focus on proposals for health care reform. The Washington Post: Bernie Sanders’s And Elizabeth Warren’s Health-Care Plans Sound Too Good To Be True. They Are. Single-payer health care can work. Government-run systems …

HCA Healthcare: Fantastic Compounder With 30-50% Upside - HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) | Seeking Alpha | 11/5/2019

… 7.1x (in 2012) and 11.2x EBITDA. Universal Health ( UHS ) is about 53% acute care hospitals in terms of revenue, with behavioral health a big part of the mix. With a $13BB market cap and EBITDA … chance of winning the presidency next year is Liz Warren. Bernie Sanders, the chief architect of the M4A bill, recently suffered a heart attack and at 78, admits that he will have to essentially “ take …

Elizabeth Warren

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/7/2019

… Rule’ The CMS on Wednesday approved Washington, D.C.’s request to essentially waive a longstanding federal rule that prohibited reimbursing behavioral healthcare and substance use disorder services performed in large residential psychiatric institutions and treatment … for health care reform. The Washington Post: Bernie Sanders’s And Elizabeth Warren’s Health-Care Plans Sound Too Good To Be True. They Are. Single-payer health care can work. Government-run systems operate in other …

2020 election: Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren shares his views on current issues | Yahoo News | 11/7/2019

… variety of issues facing the country. Their answers will be published over the coming weeks. This is what Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren had to say about health care. Is more funding needed for mental health … that. But in the transition to Medicare for All, my Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act would hold insurers accountable for providing adequate mental health benefits and ensure Americans receive the protections they are guaranteed by …

Charlie Baker

Poll Finds Massachusetts Workers Don’t Compare Medical Costs Before Buying | 11/6/2019

Charlie Baker that would reshape much of the health care industry by focusing health spending by providers on primary care and behavioral health. “It is clear that people want to know ahead of time. It’s not an irrational thing in an open economy to want to know the price of something before you buy,” Pioneer Institute Senior Health Care Fellow Barbara Anthony said at a forum on health care price …

POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook: VOTING DAY: Races to watch — SANDERS and WARREN lead young voters — ETHICS panel eyes TRAHAN complaint | 11/5/2019

… in Taunton and on Beacon Hill. Before announcing outgoing Taunton Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr. would take a job in Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration, the governor’s office gave O’Connell a courtesy heads-up. The catch: The … by focusing health spending by providers on primary care and behavioral health .” - “Some Massachusetts convenience stores closing Wednesday to protest proposed menthol cigarette ban,” by Shira Schoenberg, Springfield Republican: “Convenience stores across the state are …

Joe Biden

HCA Healthcare: Fantastic Compounder With 30-50% Upside - HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) | Seeking Alpha | 11/5/2019

… 7.1x (in 2012) and 11.2x EBITDA. Universal Health ( UHS ) is about 53% acute care hospitals in terms of revenue, with behavioral health a big part of the mix. With a $13BB market cap and EBITDA … As for Warren, she may easily lose the nomination to Joe Biden, who is not, by the way, a Medicare For All supporter. Dozens of Democrats fought to get the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka …

POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook: VOTING DAY: Races to watch — SANDERS and WARREN lead young voters — ETHICS panel eyes TRAHAN complaint | 11/5/2019

… Sanders topping the field with 28 percent, and Warren six percentage points behind him at 22 percent. Former Vice President Joe Biden is in third place among young voters, with 16 percent. No other candidates … by focusing health spending by providers on primary care and behavioral health .” - “Some Massachusetts convenience stores closing Wednesday to protest proposed menthol cigarette ban,” by Shira Schoenberg, Springfield Republican: “Convenience stores across the state are …

Nancy Pelosi

Delegation for 11.5.19: Trump in the red — new Florida Man — Yoho v. Twitter — ELEVATE | 11/5/2019

… the One Community Partnership 3 (OCP3) Initiative. That organization is a collaboration between the Broward County Human Services Department, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, Broward County Public Schools, Child Welfare Lead Agency (ChildNet), South Florida Wellness … were involved in an incident last year when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi came to Coral Gables for a campaign event with Shalala. The incident, which was recorded by Tarrio, forced local police to secure a …

Katie Hill’s resignation signals a dangerous future for aspiring politicians | 10/31/2019

… sending a sext themselves . These young people would eventually be America’s next generation of politicians. Jeff Temple , the director of behavioral health and research and University of Texas Medical Branch, told Mic that this sort … In announcing the freshman congresswoman’s decision to resign, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a statement saying Hill “came to Congress with a powerful commitment to her community and a bright vision for the future,” but …

Kamala Harris

Column: California blocks a hospital merger amid concerns about religious limits on care - Los Angeles Times | LA Times | 11/2/2019

… by bankrupt Verity Health System to Santa Clara County, where they are located, unless sale conditions imposed by his predecessor, Kamala Harris, remained in place. The conditions included mandates for job preservation and charity care … St. Joseph called for the closing of the obstetrics and behavioral health units at Adventist’s St. Helena hospital and replacing them with facilities for emergency services, cardiology, cardiac surgery, oncology and orthopedics. As Health Access …

Health Care Reform Articles - October 30, 2019 | 10/30/2019

… They have replaced manufacturing as the hometown industry in a number of rust-belt cities, including Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Can Kamala Harris ignore the requests of Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, U.C.L.A. or any of the … percent over the next three years for primary care and behavioral health — without increasing overall spending. One astonishing fact stands out in our current system — today less than 15 percent of total medical expenses are …

Mike DeWine

L’view Board hears presentations, mental health services | 10/30/2019

… and Victoria Snyder, who attended Buckeye Girls State. The attendees learned how government works and were able to meet Governor Mike DeWine. Superintendent Jeff Snyder shared the results of Ohio public school district rankings done … window clings, and more. The superintendent also noted that Westwood Behavioral Health Center has expressed an interest in bringing mental health services to Lincolnview students. “They see students at their offices or at their homes …

Ohio sets aside $31 million to support families with children who have complex behavioral needs | 10/9/2019

The state is setting aside $31 million to support families whose children have complex behavioral health needs and require help from multiple systems. The pot includes $8 million in direct aid so that parents won’t … he read and re-read the press release from Gov. Mike DeWine, who announced $31 million in new funding to support so-called multisystem youths, or those who need help from various service systems such …

Patrick Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy on Why Addressing Mental Health is More Important Than Ever | Yahoo News | 10/30/2019

Patrick Kennedy on Why Addressing Mental Health is More Important Than Ever Jackie Cooperman Reblog As opioid addiction and homelessness plague American cities and towns, former congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), a leading mental health … the Mental Health Services Act. Around the country, Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHC) are a great model. They take insurance, a lot of which can take the form of an alternative payment system. The …

Bill Clinton

Health Care Reform Articles - October 30, 2019 | 10/30/2019

… dependency” and “welfare cultures,” powerfully articulated by Ronald Reagan, and never really contested since then. (After all, it was under Bill Clinton that “welfare as we know it” was ended.) Government intervention is necessary to … percent over the next three years for primary care and behavioral health — without increasing overall spending. One astonishing fact stands out in our current system — today less than 15 percent of total medical expenses are …

Health Care Reform Articles - October 22, 2019 | 10/22/2019

… that progressives want a government-run system. by Wendell Potter - Think - October 16, 2019 Soon after newly sworn-in President Bill Clinton announced in 1993 that his wife would lead an effort to make sure … them to accept low-income patients on Medicaid and provide behavioral health services. Baker said health systems need to start prioritizing primary and behavioral health care — not just shiny new medical technology. “For far too …