Posts Tagged: mental health

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Health insurers urged to ‘do the right thing’ after Harvey. Houston Chronicle, September 6, 2017. The Texas Department of Insurance is urging health insurers to loosen restrictions for people seeking medical or mental health… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Budget deal advances plan to test Medicaid mental health integration. Crain’s, June 20, 2017. A controversial plan set to integrate the state’s physical and mental health delivery system for Medicaid patients is set to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) IBM: Employees, not outsiders, are responsible for majority of cyber threats. Healthcare IT News, September 21, 2016. Healthcare employees open the door to theft, malware, ransomware and many other problems. 2) Mylan CEO Faces… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA Approves First Dissolving Stent for US Patients. AP, July 5, 2016. A medical implant has been approved to treat clogged arteries, but it has not proved safer than older medical stents. 2) Blue… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Ohio mental health and addiction services agency discloses PHI of 59,000 people. Healthcare IT News, May 9, 2016. OhioMHAS sent clients postcards to take place in a survey, disclosing that the individuals received treatment.… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) States, plans get no flexibility under final mental health parity rule. Modern Healthcare, March 29, 2016. CMS has finalized a rule that requires states to provide Medicaid enrollees and children the same level of… Read the rest »

As patients continue to sign up for ObamaCare, it’s important for healthcare providers to know what type of services their patients will have. ¬†Mental health services will see some important changes First, healthcare providers should be aware that mental health coverage will vary state by state. ¬†In those states that have decided not to expand… Read the rest »