Navigation Links
BHM Healthcare Congratulates PORT Human Services: First to Receive CABHA Status
Date:5/18/2010

PORT Human Services, a substance abuse and mental health service provider in the state of North Carolina was recently awarded the status of a Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA). The CABHA represents a new category for mental health and substance abuse services which has been touted as the future of mental health care in the state of North Carolina.

(PRWEB) May 18, 2010 -- The Department of Health and Human Services has approved a definition and description of a new category of provider agency, a Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA). In May PORT Human Services became one of the first provider agencies to be awarded this designation in the state of North Carolina. The CABHA is designed to ensure that critical services are delivered by a clinically competent organization with appropriate medical oversight as well as the ability to deliver a continuum of services.

The CABHA designation is considered an evolution in the provision of mental health. The CABHA will move the public system over time to a more coherent service delivery model that reduces clinical fragmentation at the local level and begins to prepare the provider community for the changes that will be required to deliver cost effective high quality care. “We are very pleased to be recognized as leaders in the mental health community, and to have been among the first recipients of the CABHA status in the State of North Carolina,” stated Tom Savidge, CEO of PORT Human Services. CABHA providers will offer services in five categories: case management, peer support for recovery initiatives, community-support teams for adults, intensive in-home treatment for children, and day treatment for children and adults.

“This is a wonderful achievement for PORT Human Services, and reflects the organizations unique vision for superior quality patient care, in a financially and fiscally responsible way,” stated Brian Johnson, SVP of Finance and Claims Operations for Behavioral Health Management, an expert healthcare consulting firm. Mr. Johnson went on to say that as an expert health consultant, “I have had the pleasure of working with and assisting the executive team members of PORT Human Services, to optimize how PORT Human Services utilizes technology in association with superior care models to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the healthcare industry.” As of April 19, 2010 more than 474 applications for CABHA status were received by the state of North Carolina, but to date only around a dozen organizations have qualified for the CABHA designation and even fewer have been awarded CABHA status.    

Company Info
BHM is a healthcare management consulting firm whose specialty is optimizing profitability while improving care in a variety of health care settings. BHM has worked both nationally and internationally with managed care organizations, providers, hospitals, and insurers. In addition to this BHM offers a wide breadth of services ranging including accreditation, financial risk management, clinical operations, quality improvement, and denial management.

Press Contact:                                                                    
Mark Rosenberg
BHM Healthcare Solutions
St Louis, MO
888-831-1171
http://www.bhmpc.com

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/BHM-Healthcare/congratulates-PORT/prweb4010864.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Economic Recovery and New Healthcare Legislation: The Stars Are Aligned for Increased Adoption of HR Management Systems (HRMS)
2. IADR and GSK Consumer Healthcare announce winners of 2010 Innovation in Oral Care Awards
3. Kramer Healthcare Technologies' RQi enterprise™ Revenue Cycle Solution Selected by Piedmont Healthcare
4. Bold Ventures Launches New Healthcare Business
5. Innovative Technology Developed at AGH Accurately Monitors Healthcare Professionals' Handwashing Practices, Study Shows
6. HealthCareerWeb.com "Appreciates Nurses A Latte"
7. Wyatt Matas & Associates Releases White Paper on Future Home Healthcare Business Model
8. Scott & White Healthcare physician to help develop global guidelines for Alzheimers
9. Scott & White Healthcare clinical trials target lymphoma, leukemia
10. HIA-LI 22nd Annual Business Trade Show & Conference to Feature Healthcare Pavilion and Expert Panel Discussing Healthcare Economics and Politics
11. Orion Health Helps Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Deliver an Enhanced Electronic Patient Record
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
BHM Healthcare Congratulates PORT Human Services: First to Receive CABHA Status 
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... ERT, a global data and ... Premier Research, a leading clinical development service provider, has selected ERT’s Trial Oversight ... due in part to an array of circumstances including the use of multiple ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACMPE, FACPE, will keynote their upcoming conference – Empowerment, Value and ... served as the chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Carlos Gutierrez has lived his spiritual life hardly ... which is the purpose of everyone in this universe. As Gutierrez sees the need ... Press) attempts to guide readers to expand one’s spiritual life. , “Our Spiritual Truths” ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... , ... February 22, 2017 , ... The Waismann ... the thousands of individuals who have recently fallen victim to America’s opioid epidemic. Now, ... Orange County, California, where they are free from the shame, stigma, and harmful ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... leverages advanced data analytics to accurately understand each Medicare Advantage member’s risk, ... a given population. This new solution helps transform the HCC Risk Adjustment ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... , Feb. 23, 2017  As National Nutrition ... addition, the Company is helping people live healthier ... customized prescription savings programs in all 50 states ... Assistance Program  and  California Prescription Assistance Program . ... Columbia University for nutritious eating habits: ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 23, 2017  MiMedx Group, Inc. ... amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market ... Orthopedic, Spine, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic, and Dental sectors of ... quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. ... Revenue is a 31% increase over full year ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Korea , Feb. 23, 2017 LG Innotek today ... LED for sterilization applications. As its sterilization performance is 1.5 times ... the short wavelength ultraviolet rays in the range of 200 -- 280nm, ... proliferation of bacteria by destroying their DNA. LG Innotek,s product emits ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: