Pediatric Behavioral Health Provider Brightline Launches Virtual Coaching Program to Support Parents

Pediatric behavioral health startup Brightline has launched a new digital coaching program for parents of autistic children. The Palo Alto-based company announced Tuesday that it has debuted its autism spectrum disorder (ASD) program to assist families with care tailored for ASD to hopefully improve their children’s lifelong health outcomes and quality of life. “Brightline is […]

Forge Health Raises $11M to Grow Hybrid Value-Based Care Behavioral Health Platform

Behavioral health care provider Forge Health announced Monday the company has raised $11 million to expand services and grow value-based care partnerships. New York state-based Forge Health landed the seven-figure growth investment in a fundraising round led by New York City-based venture capital firm HC9 Ventures. Forge Health aims to bring its blend of digital […]

Nearly 90% of Medicare Beneficiaries Who Need Addiction Treatment Don’t Receive Care

A new study indicates that few Medicare patients with a substance use disorder (SUD) who need treatment actually receive that care. The newly published research from nonprofits RTI International and the Legal Action Center studied the 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries that were estimated to have SUDs between 2015 and 2019. Using data from the National […]

2021’s Largest Funding Rounds in Behavioral Health

The behavioral health industry has seen a large number of funding deals in 2021. Behavioral Health Business has put together a collection of the largest funding rounds in behavioral health to give you a better idea of who those companies are. Spring Health Hits $2B Valuation After New $190M Funding Round Behavioral health benefits company […]

Looking back at 2021’s Inside the C-suite

Behavioral Health Business interviews the most exclusive C-suite executives in the behavioral health industry. We get insights from behavioral health leaders on the issues they’re facing. Here’s a look back at our favorite interviews. Inside KKR’s Newly Formed Behavioral Platform, Geode Health Behavioral Health Business connected with Geode Health CEO Gaurav Bhattacharyya to learn more […]

2021’s Largest Mergers and Acquisitions

Here are some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions in the behavioral health industry over the last year. Ginger and Headspace Finalize Merger, Creating $3B Behavioral Health Platform The newly-combined Headspace Health brings together Ginger’s therapy, counseling, and coaching services with Headspace’s mindfulness and meditation offerings. The company will serve more than 100 million customers […]

Behavioral Health Providers Falling Behind in EHR Adoption, Critical to Participate in Value-Based Care

As a majority of the medical and healthcare community have made the transition to electronic health records over the past decade, behavioral health providers have fallen behind in adopting EHRs in their process, which can cause difficulties for integrating care for behavioral health patients. At a September public meeting for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment […]

Behavioral Health Joint Ventures Sprout as Demand Rises

A new report by VMG Health examines the trend for non-profit hospital systems to form joint ventures with for-profit behavioral health providers, stating that the combinations have become more common in recent years due to the surge in demand for behavioral health services, limited bed capacity, and the ability for “both the non-profit and strategic […]