Kaiser Permanente has resolved some of the problems with its mental health services that led to $4 million in fines in 2013, but it still has work to do, the state contends.
U.S. behavioral health providers' net patient revenue grew marginally in 2013 and providers will need flexibility in care models to see future revenue growth, industry experts agreed.
Data Points for the week of Feb. 9, 2015, covered the following topics: healthcare costs, mental health, healthcare reform, flu, health savings accounts.
The CMS on Friday finalized minor changes to the Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug programs while omitting an any-willing-pharmacy proposal, among others it had proposed early in the rulemaking process.
Behavioral health stakeholders are uniting behind a bill first introduced in 2013 by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), a psychologist who spent more than a year holding hearings on mental illness after the Sandy Hook shootings. But while many professional and patient-advocacy groups back the measure, others...
Twitter has shown you can say a lot in 140 characters. Now researchers have found that tweets can give insight into heart disease.
New Hampshire nursing homes could lose $7 million in expected Medicaid reimbursements as part of a plan to close a $58 million budget hole in the state's Department of Health and Human Services.
Los Angeles County voted this past week to further consider the integration of its public health and mental health agencies its Department of Health Services, which runs the county's hospitals and clinics. But mental health advocates are concerned that mental health treatment won't be a major...
Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente's mental health professionals plan to start a weeklong strike throughout California Monday to protest what they a lack of staffing they say is affecting care.
The FBI plans to question hundreds of patients who may have witnessed a shooting at a West Texas veterans' clinic that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the agency said.
Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente's mental health professionals plan to go on a weeklong strike in California starting Jan. 12 to protest what they say is the health care provider's failure to offer timely, quality mental healthcare.
Licensed nursing assistant Rodolfo Santaya was sentenced in Miami to 150 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $18.2 million in restitution in connection with a Miami mental health company accused of fraudulently billing Medicare, according to the Justice Department.