Ohio BH Redesign Updates!

Ohio BH Redesign Updates! Ohio’s Behavioral Health (BH) Redesign DID NOT go into effect on July 1, 2017, in deference to the legislative budget process. The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) provided the following updated timeline for behavioral health redesign implementation resulting from the final version…

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Is the Integrity Gap Widening in Behavioral Health?

Is the Integrity Gap Widening in Behavioral Health? It wasn’t too long ago that Behavioral Health received little attention with respect to integrity of our industry. However, with increased attention of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Behavioral Healthcare leaders, like other healthcare leaders, must re-examine…

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Brown Consulting Ltd. Launches Improved Website

For more than 30 years, Brown Consulting has helped behavioral health organizations improve their operational foundations—from strategy, to policy, to accreditation, and more—in order to provide their patients with superior care. Excellence is a journey, not a destination. Brown Consulting is here to help our clients in that journey, and we also are seeking ways…

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Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership In a lot of discussions today, many administrators, leadership groups, management teams and even consultants talk about the most critical aspects of organizations today. Is it Human Resources, QI Culture or MIS capabilities? I believe all these aspects are important – even critical – but the most critical are the organization’s leaders. Who…

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Will Opioid Addiction Get Worse With The American Health Care Act?

Will Opioid Addiction get Worse with the American Health Care Act? Have you been wondering how the American Health Care Act (AHCA) may impact the current U.S. crisis of opioid addiction? Newsweek recently wrote an article outlining the sobering truth about how the AHCA may result in patients not receiving care they need. Addiction is a condition that…

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