Starting New Behavioral Health Treatment Programs advice from Schafer Consulting Inc. a national behavioral health consultant group.
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Organizational Culture Previously we made our short list of reasons some psychiatric programs have a positive bottom line while others, in the same market, are in a financial crisis. At the top of our list is an organizational culture misaligned with financial profitability. Behavioral health programs losing money may be captives of a larger inefficient […]
Our behavioral health consulting team has been working with behavioral health programs losing money. Uncompensated care, Medicaid reimbursement rates, and high patient complexity make it difficult for many behavioral health programs to break even. Still, given this backdrop, some mental health programs generate a profit. Over the next month or so we will take at […]
We will discus the challenges and solutions involved in making psychiatric and substance abuse treatment programs successful. Along the way, we will provide information, trends, and data pertinent to the behavioral health industry. We invite your thoughtful comments and suggestions. Steve Schafer