A Look Into Older Adults’ State of Mind

From U.S. News: The oldest age group is growing, but its supply of psychological support is dwindling…One in four adults ages 65 and older experiences a mental health problem such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia or dementia, according to the American...

Long-awaited Mental-Health Parity Rule Praised

Work needed to close gaps in coverage for mental health, substance abuse treatment Mental health advocates praised a long-awaited final rule issued Friday by the Obama administration requiring insurers to cover mental healthcare on the same basis as physical...

FY 2014 Medicare DSH Reimbursement Changes

Medicare DSH Reimbursement Summary: Section 3133 of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act modifies the methodology for computing the Medicare DSH payment adjustment beginning in FY 2014. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rules...