Spring Health Partners With Eleanor Health, Announces Collaboration with Highmark Health

In recent years, employers have seen substance use disorder (SUD) claims increase. New York-based Spring Health is looking to address this issue by partnering with Eleanor Health.  Spring launched its SUD program in 2021 and continued to expand its offerings, partly through partnerships with other SUD providers. The partnership with Eleanor is Spring’s latest effort […]

Highmark Health’s Behavioral Health Director: Personalized Care, Upstream Prevention Will Define the Industry

Highmark Health’s executive medical director of behavioral health, Bradley Karlin, is looking to tackle the increase in behavioral health needs by focusing on personalizing care and upstream prevention. He’s also looking to use more data to make decisions, he told Behavioral Health Business.  Karlin, who joined Highmark in January 2021, has a long history of […]

3 Behavioral Health Medicaid Trends to Watch

Changes to Medicaid in 2022 repositioned behavioral health’s relevance to the program — and its importance to the behavioral health industry.  Medicaid is the single-largest payer of mental health services in the nation. And changes to the public health plan for vulnerable populations may further alter the business landscape, industry insiders believe. Medicaid, a collaboration […]

Aware Recovery Care Hires Former Kindred Executive as CEO

A former Kindred Healthcare executive who led the post-acute provider’s innovation efforts and a services division is now the CEO of Aware Recovery Care. Dr. Brian Holzer said on Wednesday that he had taken over the CEO post of the Wallingford, Connecticut-based in-home addiction treatment services provider in a LinkedIn post. His first day on […]