BH Topics


  • National Trends in Behavioral Health Crisis Care - Review the current state pressures in Behavioral Health / Discuss expected trends in BH's future state 
  • The Business of Behavioral Health Service Lines: Creating Pathways for Success 
  • Overcoming the Obstacles to Value-Based Behavioral Healthcare: Practical Guidance for Payers, Providers & Employers
  • Cross-Payer Parity: Inequities in BH Access
  • Building a Cost-Effective Advanced Practice Workforce
  • Approaches to delivering cost effective and timely psychiatric care in the emergency department
  • Solutions on how to deal with the lack of appropriate facilities/programs and the lack of funding for addressing behavioral health/addiction issues
  • Overcoming challenges to insufficient reimbursement issues -specifically for behavioral health/addiction services
  • Improving Access to Behavioral Health Service Lines
  • Building an Integrated Behavioral Health Program from the Ground Up — Improving care coordination by integrating BH into primary care and ED 
  • Development and implementation of Interventional Psychiatry Services, including TMS, ketamine, and ECT 
  • Discuss impact of regulatory and clinical advances on the future delivery of BH services
  • Build alternative crisis services / crisis stabilization units 
  • Examining costs, utilization, and population trends in BH service lines
  • Important role of tele health -improving access to psychiatric care and reducing wait times by utilizing emerging virtual care methods
  • Technology advancements –tele-psych, teletherapy, BH navigation systems and other electronic tools 
  • Recruitment and retention of behavioral health providers -Maintaining a strong talent pipeline to boost ongoing recruitment efforts including incentives for MDs/APPs and licensed counselors 
  • Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis by implementing Self-Sustaining School-Based Services 
  • Strategies for overcoming the financial, technological, and compliance challenges 
  • Identifying community partnerships to develop funding opportunities to start successful, self-sustaining programs
  • Examine the different metrics for evaluating program financials
  • Setting up and managing a crisis stabilization unit for psychiatric patients in crisis/psych emergency services – performance metrics 
  • 988 line mental health crisis line and its implementation
  • Reimbursement / Billing 
  • Medicaid / Medicare / private insurance/ New updates
  • Strategies to handle the overwhelming demand in children and adolescents needing services

And many more key topics of interest!