On December 8th, modernhealthcare.com is hosting a virtual symposium. One session of particular note is a featured session entitled How to Address Behavioral Health Issues Posed by the Pandemic.
Recently, Mr. Tim Dugan was discharged from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital after recovering from COVID-19. Mr. Dugan was welcomed outside of the hospital by Roger E. Seaver, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital President and CEO,
Millennial Generation Deaths Due to Drug Misuse up 400 percent since 1999; Deaths from Drugs and Suicide at All-time Highs
WASHINGTON and OAKLAND, Calif., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Young adult deaths due to alcohol and drug misuse and suicide have increased precipitously among 18- to 34-year-olds during the last two decades, including a
From U.S. News: The oldest age group is growing, but its supply of psychological support is dwindling…One in four adults ages 65 and older experiences a mental health problem such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia or dementia,
Section 3133 of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act modifies the methodology for computing the Medicare DSH payment adjustment beginning in FY 2014. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rules
Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is set to move forward, and up to half of the states have begun implementing a provision urging formation of “health homes.” By including mental health diagnoses
Mental healthcare services continue to feel the pinch of strained state budgets, as a new study shows states cut more than $1.6 billion in general funds from their state mental health agency budgets from fiscal years 2009 through 2012.
By Stephanie Bouchard, Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance News
HONOLULU – A study presented last month at the annual American Psychiatric Association conference points to a pending crisis in geriatric psychiatry
By Sophie Terbush, USA TODAY
Since 2009, state legislatures have cut $1.8 billion in non-Medicaid mental health spending, according to a report released today by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
By Stephanie Steinberg, USA TODAY
A national physician recruiting firm says the demand for psychiatrists is climbing faster than for any other medical specialty.