More providers taking risk for Medicaid behavioral health.Public Sect Contract Rep. 1999 Apr; 5(4):57-9, 49.PS
Providers making inroads into managed Medicaid behavioral health. A new study shows that traditional public agencies and providers, not commercial managed care organizations, are running behavioral health programs in managed Medicaid. Even Medicaid HMOs with behavioral health benefits integrated in their program are turning behavioral health over to providers, putting them at full risk. See how one plan's behavioral health contractor is rising to the challenge.