CVS Is Betting Big on Array and Carbon. What Does That Mean for Its Future Behavioral Health Efforts?

CVS Health (Nasdaq: CVS) has kicked off 2023 with investments in behavioral health and primary care startups – and it may even be looking to acquire a senior-focused value-based care organization. These investments appear to be part of CVS’ larger strategy to boost behavioral health offerings and expand into holistic health. Last week at JP […]

‘It’s the Right Thing for the Patient’: How Oak Street, Elara Caring Are Integrating Behavioral Health into Senior Care

As the U.S. senior population increasingly struggles with behavioral health conditions, more providers are starting to invest in solutions. Elara Caring and Oak Street Health (NYSE: OSH) are two such providers looking to help treat seniors’ behavioral health needs through an integrated model of care. Texas-based Elara Caring is a home health, hospice, personal care, […]

Congress Must Invest and Support Evidence-Based Integrated Behavioral Health Care Models

The number of people who suffer from mental health and substance use disorders (SUDs) is reaching crisis levels, and experts are calling on Congress to support diverse payment models that integrate traditional health care with behavioral health. Investing in evidence-based integrated primary and behavioral health care across multiple models would help, according to Mitch Prinstein […]