20% of Primary Care Providers Say They’re Incentivized for Behavioral Health Care

The majority of primary care clinicians say they want to provide more behavioral health care but need additional training tools and resources. This comes as more providers and payers emphasize the benefits of primary and behavioral health care integration. Nearly 40% of primary care providers (PCPs) are screening patients for behavioral health conditions, according to […]

How Intermountain, Geisinger and M Health Fairview Are Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care

In the U.S., it can often take individuals months to get appropriate behavioral health care. As a result, emergency departments across the country are seeing a massive uptick in patients seeking these types of services. Some health systems – Intermountain Health, Geisinger Health and M Health Fairview among them – are combatting this issue by […]

Acadia CEO Debbie Osteen Announces Retirement

Debbie Osteen, who as Acadia Healthcare’s (Nasdaq: ACHC) CEO has led the company’s growth while paring down on assets, is retiring from the company in early 2022. Osteen will continue to sit on the board of the Franklin, Tennessee-based behavioral health care giant and will assist in the transition and selection of a new CEO. […]

Pipeline: Acadia Begins Construction on Geisinger JV; Multi-State ABA Provider Opens New Center

Acadia breaks ground on JV behavioral health facility with Geisinger Ground has been broken on a 96-bed, 73,000-square-foot inpatient behavioral health facility in Moosic, Pennsylvania that will be operated as a joint venture (JV) between Acadia Healthcare (Nasdaq: ACHC) and Geisinger Health System. Geisinger Behavioral Health Center Northeast will treat adult, pediatric and adolescent patients […]

Acadia CEO Keeping Her Eyes on Growth After Strong Q1

On its fourth quarter and year-end 2020 earnings call in February, Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ: ACHC) talked optimistically about its four-pronged future growth plan, largely fueled by the divestiture of its United Kingdom operations. Flash forward to the present, and the behavioral health care giant’s plans are already bearing fruit on its bottom line. In Q1 […]

Pipeline: New Projects for Acadia, UHS; SUD Providers Expand Reach

Acadia forms JV with Geisinger Acadia Healthcare (Nasdaq: ACHC) has formed a joint venture (JV) with Danville, Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System to build two new inpatient behavioral health facilities. The companies are putting a combined total of about $80 million toward the projects. The first of the two facilities will open next year in Moosic, […]