President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget blueprint includes a 21% reduction in HHS' overall budget. Beyond cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, smaller programs would also see their funding shrink.
Hospitals are teaming with community-based behavioral health providers to hasten access to treatment for patients battling addiction.
Just as rural populations are turning to telemedicine, so too are state correctional systems. They're using the technology not only for the physical health of the incarcerated but for mental health as well.
Committee calls for creating a 'care continuum' to meet unmet needs of patients with serious mental illness
A new government report finds the health system provides little in the way of clinical or social supports for those with serious mental illness.
One year after its passage, several of the 21st Century Cure Act's provisions aimed to improve access to mental healthcare remain unfunded.
Gwinnett Medical Center's new unit dedicated to holding psychiatric patients that visit its emergency department is taking an innovative approach to a problem hospitals across the country continue to face.
Primary-care providers write most of the antidepressant prescriptions in the U.S., but these providers may have “limited” training in mental health treatment. Arun Gupta is giving primary-care providers and their patients access to mental health resources.
American healthcare has undergone a radical transformation. Reimbursements have moved from volume to value. Increasingly, single hospitals have been absorbed into larger systems. Physicians now opt for employment over private practice. And consumers, who had few healthcare choices in the past, are...
With both patients and providers displaced by hurricanes, telemedicine services companies are offering free visits for not just physical but also emotional well-being.
River Edge Behavioral Health CEO Shannon Terrell calls for evidence-based treatments for those suffering from mental illness and substance abuse issues.
Manhattan firm Able To is among the more than two dozen mental-health startups set to close a record number of venture-backed equity investments this year.
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.