Tag Archives: Behavioral Health

A New Era of Mental Health Care? The 21st Century Cures Act Targets the American Psychiatric Crisis & Other Costly Diseases

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Care Coordination , Mental health , Population Health , member stories on 29.Jun.17 | 0 Comments
The advancement of mental health care accelerated during President Obama's second term, with the Mental Health Reform Act of 2015, and now with the 21st Century Cures Act. The “Cures Act” is a landmark, bipartisan piece of legislation that earmarks… Continue Reading A New Era of Mental Health Care? The 21st Century Cures Act Targets the American Psychiatric Crisis & Other Costly Diseases
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Sometimes We Can Intervene To Help

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , member stories on 29.May.17 | 0 Comments
Greta, like so many of the Medicaid members that LogistiCare serves, has kidney disease and requires dialysis three times a week. She lives in a brownstone in a neighborhood in Baltimore. And she was having trouble. She was missing rides… Continue Reading Sometimes We Can Intervene To Help
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We Have to Do Better When It Comes to Mental Health Care in America

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Medicaid Care Coordination , Mental health , Population Health , member stories on 05.Jan.17 | 0 Comments
Most of us know someone touched by depression. It is a tricky and often brutal illness for patients and their families. While it may be the most widely known mental illness, depression is just one of about 400 mental illnesses… Continue Reading We Have to Do Better When It Comes to Mental Health Care in America
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The Chronic Disease No One Likes to Talk About: Addiction

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Population Health , member stories on 10.Oct.16 | 0 Comments
More than 20 million people struggle with addiction in the United States. 100 people lose their lives to it each day in the U.S. alone. About one in every ten people you meet is battling with some form of addiction. … Continue Reading The Chronic Disease No One Likes to Talk About: Addiction
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Coordinating Care Is a Logistical Endeavor [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Population Health , member stories on 15.Aug.16 | 0 Comments
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Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Could Very Well Rival Our National Defense Budget

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 10.Mar.16 | 0 Comments
More than 28 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease between now and midcentury, and the cost of caring for them will consume nearly 25 percent of Medicare spending in 2040, according to new research reported by the Alzheimer’s Association.… Continue Reading Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Could Very Well Rival Our National Defense Budget
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Better Care for Sure, But Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care is No Easy Task

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Population Health , member stories on 30.Dec.15 | 0 Comments
Mind over body or is it body over mind? No matter which way you look at it, your physical health is linked to your mental health. Intrinsically linked. Yet America’s health care system wasn’t built that way. In fact, it… Continue Reading Better Care for Sure, But Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care is No Easy Task
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Who Will Fund Coordinated Care Models?

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Featured , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Population Health , member stories on 08.Oct.15 | 0 Comments
The health care reform revolution is a flip in philosophy. Instead of reactively responding to people’s illnesses and chronic conditions, we’re asking the industry to help prevent them from escalating in the first place. The sweeping change promises to keep… Continue Reading Who Will Fund Coordinated Care Models?
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