Wayne, PA (PressExposure) July 08, 2010 -- MEDecision, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative healthcare management solutions, will present a complimentary webinar discussing member-centric behavioral health utilization management and what health plans need to begin considering today to prepare for the changes coming tomorrow, including related workflow requirements. The session will be held on Wednesday, July 14 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific time).
Hosted by MEDecision's Vice President of Product Marketing Brian Nagle, Director of Clinical Programs Suzanne Kunze and Clinical Product Manager Dawn Kramer, the webinar will examine the societal, economic and regulatory factors that are driving insurers to increase access, improve outcomes, and control costs for mental health and substance abuse care. Its primary topics will include:
A summary review of the 2009 Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) and its implications for payers The relationship between medical and behavioral health and the importance of maintaining a holistic member view for utilization and disease management What health plans need to consider to increase access, improve the quality of care, and control costs in the new behavioral health environment
What: MEDecision webinar: "Member-Centric Behavioral Health Utilization Management"
Who: MEDecision's Vice President of Product Marketing Brian Nagle, Director of Clinical Programs Suzanne Kunze and Clinical Product Manager Dawn Kramer
When: Wednesday, July 14, 2010; 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific time)
How: Register at http://www.MEDecision.com/webinar.
MEDecision offers collaborative healthcare management solutions that provide a simple and smart way for payers and providers to harness the power of knowledge to enable the best clinical decisions and improve health outcomes. Designed around a patient-aware health management philosophy, MEDecision's solutions include Alineo®, a collaborative healthcare management platform for delivering outcome-driven case, disease and utilization management, Nexalign®, a collaborative healthcare decision support service that fosters better payer-patient-physician interactions and InFrame, a collaborative health information exchange service that connects care delivery organizations with one another and their patients. For more information, visit http://www.MEDecision.com.