Rising healthcare costs, combined with economic stagnation and an aging population, are adding a sense of urgency to the need for cost containment. People with chronic diseases account for 84 percent of healthcare expenditures.
Large cost savings are possible with increased patient engagement and the proper re-alignment of the care delivery process.
Alvarez & Marsal discusses the challenges ahead and believes a major opportunity exists for payers and providers to address behavioral health issues in patients with chronic health conditions.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
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Large cost savings are possible with increased patient engagement and the proper re-alignment of the care delivery process.

Behavioral Health: Keys to Reducing Chronic Disease Costs

November 08, 2012

Rising healthcare costs, combined with economic stagnation and an aging population, are adding a sense of urgency to the need for cost containment. People with chronic diseases account for 84 percent of healthcare expenditures.

Large cost savings are possible with increased patient engagement and the proper re-alignment of the care delivery process.

Alvarez & Marsal discusses the challenges ahead and believes a major opportunity exists for payers and providers to address behavioral health issues in patients with chronic health conditions.

Read the complete report.