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40% & Counting

By Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer The proportion of U.S. health care reimbursement dollars paid in advanced value-based reimbursement (VBR) models—contracts with shared savings, downside financial risk, and/or population-based payments—just passed 40%. The slow adoption of VBR with financial gain sharing and downside risk sharing—along with the unique challenges to specialty provider organizations in…

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Who Should Do What? Scope of Practice; Treatment Tech Shift Clinical Best Practices

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer There has been a long debate about the scope of health care practices. What type of licensed clinical professionals can perform particular functions? Should psychologists and/or pharmacists prescribe psychotropic medications? What supervision do nurse practitioners and physician assistants need? (Should ‘physician assistants’ be renamed ‘physician associates’?) Psychologists can…

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The Opportunities & Challenges Of VBR – Making It Work On The Ground

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Despite significant movement, behavioral health is trailing the rest of health care domains in value-based reimbursement contracting. Forty-five percent of specialty provider organizations have some value-based reimbursement (VBR)—compared to 72% of primary care organizations (for more, see, The OPEN MINDS 2022 Survey On Value-Based Reimbursement In Specialty And Primary Care). And…

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Making Tech Work

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Tech investment in health care is big. Eighty percent of health care provider organization executive teams are looking to make additional investments in technology in the next five years (see Future Of Healthcare Report: Exploring Healthcare Stakeholders’ Expectations For The Next Chapter). As a result, the health care tech…

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How To Manage The 5% With Multiple Chronic Conditions & Complex Support Needs

By Monica E. Oss There is a lot of investment money going into the mental health field—in fact, $14.7 billion in the first half of this year (see Why Are Digital First Mental Health Companies So Popular?). Much of that investment is focused on digital behavioral health systems and tools for both professional and self-care. However,…

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40% & Counting

By Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer The proportion of U.S. health care reimbursement dollars paid in advanced value-based reimbursement (VBR) models—contracts with shared savings, downside financial risk, and/or population-based payments—just passed 40%. The slow adoption of VBR with financial gain sharing and downside risk sharing—along with the unique challenges to specialty provider organizations in…

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Who Should Do What? Scope of Practice; Treatment Tech Shift Clinical Best Practices

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer There has been a long debate about the scope of health care practices. What type of licensed clinical professionals can perform particular functions? Should psychologists and/or pharmacists prescribe psychotropic medications? What supervision do nurse practitioners and physician assistants need? (Should ‘physician assistants’ be renamed ‘physician associates’?) Psychologists can…

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The Opportunities & Challenges Of VBR – Making It Work On The Ground

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Despite significant movement, behavioral health is trailing the rest of health care domains in value-based reimbursement contracting. Forty-five percent of specialty provider organizations have some value-based reimbursement (VBR)—compared to 72% of primary care organizations (for more, see, The OPEN MINDS 2022 Survey On Value-Based Reimbursement In Specialty And Primary Care). And…

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Making Tech Work

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Tech investment in health care is big. Eighty percent of health care provider organization executive teams are looking to make additional investments in technology in the next five years (see Future Of Healthcare Report: Exploring Healthcare Stakeholders’ Expectations For The Next Chapter). As a result, the health care tech…

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Top EHR Trends In 2021: Results Of The Annual Behavioral Health EHR Survey

We’re bombarded with stories about electronic health records (EHR) evolving to become more flexible and use more services like blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and artificial intelligence, but what do your peers report firsthand? We recently concluded the sixth annual National Behavioral Health EHR Survey and found that only 19% of provider organizations report their clinical, scheduling, billing,…

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40% & Counting

By Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer The proportion of U.S. health care reimbursement dollars paid in advanced value-based reimbursement (VBR) models—contracts with shared savings, downside financial risk, and/or population-based payments—just passed 40%. The slow adoption of VBR with financial gain sharing and downside risk sharing—along with the unique challenges to specialty provider organizations in…

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Who Should Do What? Scope of Practice; Treatment Tech Shift Clinical Best Practices

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer There has been a long debate about the scope of health care practices. What type of licensed clinical professionals can perform particular functions? Should psychologists and/or pharmacists prescribe psychotropic medications? What supervision do nurse practitioners and physician assistants need? (Should ‘physician assistants’ be renamed ‘physician associates’?) Psychologists can…

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The Opportunities & Challenges Of VBR – Making It Work On The Ground

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Despite significant movement, behavioral health is trailing the rest of health care domains in value-based reimbursement contracting. Forty-five percent of specialty provider organizations have some value-based reimbursement (VBR)—compared to 72% of primary care organizations (for more, see, The OPEN MINDS 2022 Survey On Value-Based Reimbursement In Specialty And Primary Care). And…

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Making Tech Work

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Tech investment in health care is big. Eighty percent of health care provider organization executive teams are looking to make additional investments in technology in the next five years (see Future Of Healthcare Report: Exploring Healthcare Stakeholders’ Expectations For The Next Chapter). As a result, the health care tech…

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Qualifacts + Credible Named 2022 Best In Klas: Software & Services

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (February 20, 2022) — Qualifacts + Credible, a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) platforms for behavioral health and human services organizations, today announced the Credible platform has ranked No. 1 in the 2022 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report. Additionally, Qualifacts + Credible’s CareLogic EHR platform is ranked No. 2 in the 2022 Best in KLAS: Software…

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40% & Counting

By Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer The proportion of U.S. health care reimbursement dollars paid in advanced value-based reimbursement (VBR) models—contracts with shared savings, downside financial risk, and/or population-based payments—just passed 40%. The slow adoption of VBR with financial gain sharing and downside risk sharing—along with the unique challenges to specialty provider organizations in…

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Leveraging Your EHR To Accommodate The “No Surprises Act”

While many state Medicaid programs have had balance billing regulations in place for ten or more years, the “No Surprises Act” has many nuances that impact behavioral health agencies, particularly in the area of compliance. During the webinar on October 11, 2022, Tammy Selleck, Senior Manager of Revenue Cycle Management Services for Qualifacts reviewed the…

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Navigating Complex Care Models – 5 Stages of Complex Care and Reimbursement Model Experience

As provider organizations evaluate and adopt complex care and reimbursement models, there are five consistent stages of experience. Whether taking on Value-Based Care contracts, becoming or working with a CCBHC program provider, the path to success travels a similar progression. On August 24, 2022, Qualifacts’ CCBHC Program Manager Mary Givens shared insights and best practices…

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6 Steps To Improving CCBHC Outcomes The Berks Counseling Center Case Study

On May 25, 2022, Qualifacts’ CCBHC Program Manager Mary Givens and John Heim, Technology Specialist, EHR Systems for Berks Counseling Center discussed a 6-step process for improving performance on behavioral health led CCBHC outcomes. They provided insight into the greatest challenges of high performance on the CCBHC behavioral health led measures along with the successes…

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40% & Counting

By Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer The proportion of U.S. health care reimbursement dollars paid in advanced value-based reimbursement (VBR) models—contracts with shared savings, downside financial risk, and/or population-based payments—just passed 40%. The slow adoption of VBR with financial gain sharing and downside risk sharing—along with the unique challenges to specialty provider organizations in…

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Who Should Do What? Scope of Practice; Treatment Tech Shift Clinical Best Practices

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer There has been a long debate about the scope of health care practices. What type of licensed clinical professionals can perform particular functions? Should psychologists and/or pharmacists prescribe psychotropic medications? What supervision do nurse practitioners and physician assistants need? (Should ‘physician assistants’ be renamed ‘physician associates’?) Psychologists can…

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40% & Counting

By Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer The proportion of U.S. health care reimbursement dollars paid in advanced value-based reimbursement (VBR) models—contracts with shared savings, downside financial risk, and/or population-based payments—just passed 40%. The slow adoption of VBR with financial gain sharing and downside risk sharing—along with the unique challenges to specialty provider organizations in…

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Who Should Do What? Scope of Practice; Treatment Tech Shift Clinical Best Practices

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer There has been a long debate about the scope of health care practices. What type of licensed clinical professionals can perform particular functions? Should psychologists and/or pharmacists prescribe psychotropic medications? What supervision do nurse practitioners and physician assistants need? (Should ‘physician assistants’ be renamed ‘physician associates’?) Psychologists can…

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The Opportunities & Challenges Of VBR – Making It Work On The Ground

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Despite significant movement, behavioral health is trailing the rest of health care domains in value-based reimbursement contracting. Forty-five percent of specialty provider organizations have some value-based reimbursement (VBR)—compared to 72% of primary care organizations (for more, see, The OPEN MINDS 2022 Survey On Value-Based Reimbursement In Specialty And Primary Care). And…

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Making Tech Work

By Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer Tech investment in health care is big. Eighty percent of health care provider organization executive teams are looking to make additional investments in technology in the next five years (see Future Of Healthcare Report: Exploring Healthcare Stakeholders’ Expectations For The Next Chapter). As a result, the health care tech…

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How To Manage The 5% With Multiple Chronic Conditions & Complex Support Needs

By Monica E. Oss There is a lot of investment money going into the mental health field—in fact, $14.7 billion in the first half of this year (see Why Are Digital First Mental Health Companies So Popular?). Much of that investment is focused on digital behavioral health systems and tools for both professional and self-care. However,…

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