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Insufficient funding and structural barriers mean UK severe mental health policy is not always put into practice, report finds

Access to healthcare, social services and employment opportunities for people with severe mental illness in the UK is falling short when compared to some other European countries, according to new… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Just over half of NHS Trusts have a mental wellbeing policy in place for staff

Only 57% of NHS trusts have a mental wellbeing policy in place to support staff, according to new audit results from the Health and Work Development Unit (HWDU) at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).NHS trusts have a duty to their staff to support their health and wellbeing. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Behavioral Health Policy Studies focus of new center – Emory University News and Events

Behavioral Health Policy Studies focus of new centerEmory University News and EventsThe mission of the center is to improve the lives of people with mental and substance use disorders through research, education and service. The Center for Behavioral Health Policy Studies, led by center director, Benjamin Druss, MD, MPH, of the … behavioral health education […]

Karen Heller: Penn State’s unpalatable policy on health – Philly.com

Karen Heller: Penn State's unpalatable policy on healthPhilly.comasked Kevin Volpp, director of Wharton's Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. "There's a real question as to whether such a program is going to be effective in lowering the health risks of their employees," he said, while the "$ 100-a …and more » behavioral health education – […]

Opinion: The Year of Mental Health at the Colorado Legislature – Health policy solutions

Opinion: The Year of Mental Health at the Colorado LegislatureHealth policy solutionsMental Health America of Colorado (MHAC), as it has done for 60 years, met with legislators and lobbyists to educate them about mental health. We reminded them that the vast majority (96 percent) of violent crimes are not committed by individuals with … behavioral […]

CMS Revises Policy on Billing Part B for Inpatient Claim Denials

CMS Revises Policy on Billing Part B for Inpatient Claim Denials

In a ruling published March 13, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officially revised the current policy on Part B billing, following the denial of a Part A inpatient hospital claim on the basis that inpatient admission wasn’t reasonable and necessary. Since the National Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program started in 2010, […]

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