The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral health or primary care provider settings. CIHS is the first “national home” for information, experts, and other resources dedicated to bidirectional integration of behavioral health and primary care.
It is apparent as the healthcare changes so does Managed Care contracts. You need to be more aware, they are more complex than ever and can be confusing, take heed as you enter into a new contract as a participating provider. Below are just a few issues to be sensitive to and is in no way inclusive of everything you need to be aware of.Read More
Coverage for any DMEPOS items will be considered if the place of service is:Read More
We are very excited about not only the look and feel of this site, but more importantly, the increased user experience. With all the changes happening in our industry, we are all very busy and we need to be able to find reliable information and answers in order to meet the demands on our time. As part of our commitment to provide excellence in reimbursement information, this new website makes it easier for our customers to find the reimbursement information they need through improved searching and a user defined experience.Read More
Most of us have seen the news reports on problems of veterans seeking healthcare benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Several factors such as the misuse of funds and controversial bonus systems seem to have combined to create this current newsworthy crisis. Critics argue that the VA's performance bonus system created financial incentives for managers to hide the true number of patient's on their waiting lists. Whistleblower claims are backing up this argument. The fact that many veterans have died while on waiting lists has fueled this crisis.Read More