Mental Health Weekly (MHW) editor’s note: “As in past Special Preview Issues, we asked our readers to send us their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities awaiting the field in 2018. Here are their comments.”
RCPA President & CEO Richard Edley’s comments on value-based purchasing as related to behavioral health have been featured in the above referenced article in Mental Health Weekly, January 1, 2018 Issue (page 3).
“As we enter 2018, one of the most pressing issues for behavioral health providers is the movement, or rush, toward “value-based purchasing” (VBP). Indeed, this is the catchphrase of the year. But what is value-based purchasing when it comes to behavioral health?…” See full article here.