The Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could reverse progress in expanding access to behavioral health and substance abuse treatment, experts say.
Two Senate GOP moderates want to add funding to the Senate repeal bill for opioid addiction treatment. But experts question whether that would make up for the rollback of Medicaid expansion, which has enabled hundreds of thousands of Americans to access such care.
Modern Healthcare hosted a Facebook Live session June 14 with Managing Editor Matthew Weinstock and reporters Steven Ross Johnson and Harris Meyer, discussing our latest special report on behavioral health. Watch the session in replay.
Our series explores the link between behavioral health and chronic disease; assesses the promise of the 21st Century Cures Act; and profiles organizations making a difference on the front lines.
Providence St. Joseph Health's behavioral health foundation on Wednesday unveiled the first three recipients of grants from its $100 million fund to improve mental health treatment access and outcomes.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, which operates three hospitals in eastern Wisconsin, is using online cognitive behavioral therapy to meet the growing demand for behavioral health services.
It's been stigmatized and care has been siloed--and there's no denying that mental health has long been an afterthought in the nation's healthcare system.
In 2013, Signature Medical Group began a pilot maternity-care program funded through a grant awarded by the CMS that looked to improve child health outcomes by providing behavioral health services to women with high-risk pregnancies.
In an interview with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Steven Leifman described the structural reforms he believes are needed in mental healthcare and what the federal government must do to achieve those improvements. The following is an edited transcript.
In late April, President Donald Trump nominated Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz as the nation's first assistant secretary for mental health and substance abuse.
Everyone agrees mental health reform is essential, but will last year's promises be fulfilled?
Policymakers and healthcare providers widely agree that the U.S. has lots of hard work ahead to improve its system for serving the millions suffering from mental illness and substance abuse.
Mission Health puts patients with mental health issues who come in through the emergency room to behavioral holding areas—which function like psychiatric units though they aren't licensed as such.