The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint for Crisis ManagementBuilding Organizational Sustainability & Success in a Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS executive blueprint, combines a series of 35 live educational web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
The Medicaid Vertical Carve-Out Landscape: The 2019 OPEN MINDS Update
Traditional, primary "horizontal" carve-outs are on the decline in Medicaid – nine states have primary carve-outs to care management organizations (CMOs) compared to 13 states in 2011. This change is driven by a policy preference for "integration" and "whole person care" models.
At the same time, there is an increase in the "vertical carve-out" model in Medicaid. Under a vertical carve-out, the state Medicaid program delegates responsibility for all benefits (physical health and behavioral health) for consumers with behavioral health disorders—or other specific disorders or needs—to a specialty CMO. Examples of populations served by this . . .