mental health

ACA reform must preserve mental health pharmacy accessACA repeal or replacement must focus on how to preserve mental health services and pharmacy access.
New Insights on Treatment Refusal of Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy
New Insights on Treatment Refusal of Pharmacotherapy and PsychotherapyA meta-analysis casts light on therapy compliance issues among patients with different mental health disorders.
Mental health services in primary careIntegrating mental health services within the primary care setting would help to provide continuity of care and benefit a myriad of issues faced by children with mental illness and the pediatricians who care for them.
AAP offers guidance for nonpharmacologic mental health careIn its first-ever guidance on non-pharmacological interventions for pediatric mental health disorders, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides guidance, as well as a roadmap for future advocacy work.
Mental health: The secret sauce to healthcare reformMental health advocate Patrick J. Kennedy talks to Managed Healthcare Executive about reform, mental health equity, and how payers can help integrate care in mental health.
Four things to know about the 21st Century Cures ActThe 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark medical research bill, offers healthcare executives a promising future.
Eight ways Trump could change MedicaidExperts share their ideas on how President-elect Trump could change the single largest source of insurance in the country.
Why behavioral health is the new frontier in primary care
Why behavioral health is the new frontier in primary careAdjusting to value-based models, practices seek ways of integrating mental health providers
Five ways care management can shift to value-based careAs fee-for-service rapidly transforms into value-based care, the industry must improve member engagement and outcomes by using targeted care management interventions that help deliver bottom-line results across a broader spectrum of the population.
Aggressive price growth pushes healthcare spending upRise in use of outpatient care and professional services contributed to quicker growth in spending for the privately insured over previous years.