The Results We’re Focused On

Category: Report

network adequacy

May 20, 2024

NCQA Report Evaluates the Current Evidence for Behavioral Health Network Adequacy Standards

Funded by the Sozosei Foundation, this white paper report presents the NCQA’s findings and highlights models that have successfully improved access to care. These models have the potential to influence the future design of behavioral health networks and adequacy standards.

Collaborative Care Model

Feb 27, 2024

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Shares Results of its Novel Study on the Collaborative Care Model

In February 2024, the Journal of General Internal Medicine published “Extending the Clinical Impact of Behavioral Health Prescribing Clinicians Using the Collaborative Care Model,” a report detailing a novel study by experts at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI).

Oct 10, 2023

Improving Network Adequacy for Mental Health Care and Substance Use Disorders

The Path Forward Coalition has released a new report: “Equitable Access to Care for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Standards, Measures, and Enforcement of Network Adequacy.”

Sep 13, 2023

National Alliance’s Workplace Mental Health Strategy

The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions recently released an updated framework for workplace mental health strategy.

Aug 1, 2023

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Publishes White Paper on Pediatric and Adolescent Collaborative Care

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) published a white paper summarizing the findings and recommendations of its roundtable on pediatric and adolescent collaborative care, hosted in January 2023 in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.

group talking

Apr 23, 2023

Voice of the Purchaser Survey on Behavioral Health Report

Only 31% of employers were satisfied with network access for behavioral health services according to a survey of 221 employers that provide health coverage to over 10 million employees and dependents.

couples talking

Apr 1, 2023

Collaborative Care Implementation Costs Across Health Care Systems

Report analyzing CoCM implementation cost data from 10 health systems nationwide that varied in size, U.S. region, and urban or rural setting.

Children talking

Nov 1, 2022

Improving Behavioral Health Care for Youth Through Collaborative Care Expansion

Policy brief provides a national scan of Medicaid programs to understand which states cover Collaborative Care and how.

Mar 1, 2021

Measurement-Based Care in the Treatment of Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

Mental health treatment is most effective when symptoms are identified and addressed early, similar to all health conditions. By implementing Measurement-based Care into mental health and substance use treatment—which involves the use of validated metrics to regularly monitor symptoms and outcomes— clinicians can tailor treatment to individual needs, adjusting care at key decision points throughout the treatment plan.