The Horizon: For The Times They Are A-Changin’*
Public and private insurance
SU and MH disorder treatment benchmarked to medical/surgical
Emphasis on medical necessity and evidence
More treatment purchased through insurance model
Parity in all of the health reform bills
Treatment is on the market – what will insurers/health plans want to buy?
© Doreen A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
November 12, 2009
*Bob Dylan: Copyright ©1963; renewed 1991 Special Rider Music