Managed care contracts and other value-based care initiatives require behavioral health and human services organizations to work in new ways. Traditional fee-for-service models engage consumers, utilize staff, and manage payment in different ways, and as more payors adopt value-based care principles, behavioral health organizations are working to adapt.
Managed care brings a greater focus on outcomes, closer attention to utilization, and a change in payment structures. When your organization is on the journey to work effectively in managed care, you must ensure that three key leadership teams are aligned around changing goals and the strategies you need to get there successfully:
- Executive leadership
Each team has a special role to play and unique skills and perspective to bring to the table. Download our Managed Care Mountain checklist tool to help your teams work effectively to prepare for the transitions managed care requires throughout the organization.