Behavioral Health Care Delivery

Aug 27, 2021
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults with disabilities surveyed during February and March reported adverse mental health symptoms or substance use early this year, compared with about one-third of adults without disabilities, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and…
Aug 12, 2021
UnitedHealth Group and/or its affiliates will pay over $13 million to resolve federal, state and private litigation alleging violations of federal and state mental health parity laws, according to court filings in New York.
Aug 9, 2021
And it’s not only what we say to patients and their families that matters but how we talk with care teams in private. Many times we may not even realize we are being insensitive or spreading stigma. 
Aug 6, 2021
The Senate unanimously passed the AHA-supported Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (S. 610). A companion bill (H.R. 1667) introduced in the House in March awaits consideration.
Jul 30, 2021
AHA joined 27 other organizations that serve the mental, emotional and behavioral health of children in urging Congress to strengthen the pediatric mental health delivery system and infrastructure.  
Jul 27, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral…
Jul 26, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral…
Jul 19, 2021
On this episode, I have an important conversation with Robert Trestman, M.D., chair for psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Carilion Clinic and a professor at the Viriginia Tech/Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va.
Jul 13, 2021
State Medicaid agencies can apply until 3 p.m. Aug. 13 for American Rescue Plan Act funding to establish community-based mobile crisis intervention services for individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Jul 6, 2021
Today researchers are expanding their focus to assess the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in psychiatry and therapy to include facial recognition, text analysis software and other tools. The aim is to supplement clinicians’ efforts to spot mental illnesses earlier and improve treatments…