Federal Management of Behavioral Healthcare Financing

Financing of behavioral health care in the United States is always changing.

The links below connect you to the most current information about how federal policies are shaping the structures of EBP financing for your context.

SAMHSA Efforts to Support Healthcare Providers

Summary: Resources for behavioral health professionals engaging in enrollment efforts and financing of treatment through insurance reimbursement.

BHbusiness Plus—SAMHSA

Summary: Technical assistance and a public education program for behavioral health executives and teams looking to adjust their business practices. Funded by SAMHSA and coordinated by the National Council for Behavioral Health and Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

National Conference of State Legislators Health Finance Issues Page

Summary: A clearinghouse of timely and relevant information on health financing designed to answer frequently asked questions of state legislators.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Summary: The main page of the HHS Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation website provides a range of research news on issues and initiatives related to the health and well-being of the U.S. population.

Last Updated: 06/13/2017