Optum Behavioral Care CEO: Integrated Coverage, Improved Access Are Essential for Next-Gen Payment Models

Access to behavioral health services is a major issue, as more than a third of Americans live in areas lacking providers. Yet a significant problem also has to do with how those services are provided to consumers. Changing that will help drive the next generation of payment for behavioral health services, industry insiders believe. “The […]

Quartet Health Collaborates with Blue Cross NC for Value-Based Behavioral Health Payment Model

Quartet Health, a technology platform services company for behavioral health providers, has reached an agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) to establish a new value-based payment model for the Tar Heel State insurer. The goal is to ensure people get high-quality mental health care in a timely manner while improving […]