Behavioral health reviews have emerged as a cornerstone in the quest for improved mental well-being. In an era where mental health concerns are more prevalent than ever, the need for comprehensive evaluations has never been greater.
As the demand for comprehensive mental health services continues to grow, understanding the intricacies of behavioral health reviews is essential for delivering effective interventions and support.
Top At-Risk Conditions and utilization spikes that healthcare leaders and stakeholders across the industry must prepare to proactively address in the upcoming year highlight the recently released, 2023 State of Health – In The Aftermath Report. The report also presents predictive findings and explores the top contributing factors of many utilization increases.
National Survey on Drug Use and Health Released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which shows how people living in America reported about their experience with mental health conditions, substance use, and pursuit of treatment in 2021.
More than 25 years after the first federal mental health parity protections were put in place, adequate coverage for behavioral health (BH) care, including both mental health and substance use conditions, remains elusive for many consumers with health insurance.
ASAM Criteria set guidelines for length of stay and level of care for behavioral health. BHM Healthcare Solutions offers objective peer reviews based on medical necessity criteria, like ASAM's, for complex, medical, and behavioral health cases.
Stress, anxiety, and depression are among the most prevalent for injured workers. If left untreated, they can render a seemingly straightforward claim nearly unmanageable, resulting in poor outcomes and exorbitant costs. Increasingly, many in our industry are recognizing the need to proactively do all we can to address this critical issue. Open discussions and gaining a deeper understanding of a subject that, until now, has been taboo.
Many of your most challenging claims and cases likely present a behavioral health component. Due to the behavioral healthcare shortages described in this blog, BHM offers a reviewer network with the most sub-specialties. 6 of the top 10 largest health plans entrust BHM for peer reviews. CLICK HERE to learn more about how BHM helps your organization curb behavioral health costs.
Telehealth continues to grow rapidly in both availability and popularity for members with behavioral healthcare needs. The use of telehealth grew 624% from 2014 to 2018, according to a new study from FAIR Health.