Explore CMS’s new proposals to regulate agent compensation in Medicare Advantage and improve access to behavioral healthcare, aiming for a more equitable healthcare environment.
Explore the detailed implications of the CMS’s 2024 home health payment rule and its effects on home health agencies and patient care. Understand the critical role of home health care in ensuring patient independence and health outcomes.
Dive into California’s innovative CalAIM initiative, exploring its transformative approach to behavioral health, and uncover the early lessons guiding its forward trajectory.
Explore the innovative strides ACOs are making by integrating behavioral health into traditional healthcare models, promising improved patient outcomes and comprehensive well-being.
Explore the challenges states face integrating behavioral health services into Medicaid managed care, from administrative burdens to workforce shortages, and learn about innovative solutions being implemented
CMS Approves CA and KY Requests to Provide Behavioral Health Services Through Mobile Crisis Intervention Teams
A fresh take on mental health support: California and Kentucky are stepping up their game and joining four other states by deploying mobile crisis teams to enhance access to behavioral health services.
Discover how California is investing millions to support the next generation of behavioral health care workers, fostering innovation and strengthening mental health services across the state.
As we wrap up 2022, the VBP Blog is walking down memory lane and recapping the CalAIM blog series. Whether you missed them the first time, or want a refresher, keep reading for more!
The Connection Between Physical and Behavioral Health – And How Value-Based Payments Can Incentivize Integrated Care Plans That Address Both
Physical health problems significantly increase our risk of developing behavioral health problems and vice versa. That is why integrated care plans that provide whole-person care are necessary to achieve optimal health outcomes.
CalOptima says managed care plan partnerships with school districts across Orange County will increase behavioral health care access for children and youth and increase preventative and early intervention behavioral health care.