OPEN MINDS Releases White Paper Addressing the *:first-child+html .clearfix{zoom:1} Sustainiblity Challenges Facing Behavioral Health & Human Service Organizations in The New World of .leftblk img{float: left; margin-top:22px; *margin-top:18px; padding-right: 15px;} Payer Preferences Print E-mail
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GETTYSBURG, PA--OPEN MINDS, a leading market intelligence firm specializing in the sectors of .domain_name{float:left; line-height:34px; font-size:26px; font-weight: normal; color:#fff; padding-top:27px; width:535px} the body{font:normal 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; background:url(} health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex supports needs, released a new white paper, The Sustainability Challenges of #logo{float:right;width:300px;padding:15px 0 0} Delivering Health & Human Services: Cost-Effective Business Models for U.S. Health & Human Service Organizations.

The white paper outlines how health care payers are making fundamental changes to background: #ededed; how they purchase services with the .brradius{border-radius:3px; -moz-border-radius:3px; -ms-border-radius:3px; -o-border-radius:3px; -webkit-border-radius:3px} passage of #logo p{text-align:right;clear:both;padding:4px 2px 0 0; color:#aeaeae;} the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which includes a preference for delivery models focused on .lst_arr{float:left;width:223px; height:503px; background-position:right 3px; background-repeat:no-repeat} coordination of #logo p a{color:#ffffff;font-size:11px;text-decoration:underline;} care, valued-based payment methodologies and the .arrows{background:url(} use of #logo img{border:0 none;} competitive bidding and selective contracting.

"I see the .arrowsv2{background:url(} executive teams of .searchbox{float:right; width:351px; height:30px; padding-top:38px} many organizations – particularly smaller organizations – struggling to background: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #ededed 0%, #cdcdcd 100%); develop a new model for sustainability in face of .srch-txt{float:left; width:242px; height:28px; font-size:16px; line-height:28px; background:url( 7px 5px no-repeat #fff; color:#414141; padding: 0 5px 0 30px; border:1px solid #6f6f6f; outline:none} a market with new success metrics," said OPEN MINDS CEO Monica E. Oss. "With limited capital to background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%,#ededed), color-stop(100%,#cdcdcd)); make the #main-wrap{background:url(} changes needed, senior leaders need to background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #ededed 0%,#cdcdcd 100%); consider business models which include outsourced administrative functions, contracted management service arrangements, and organizational consolidation. This white paper is .kwd_bloack h4{font-size:13px; line-height:18px; color:#ababab; padding-left: 4px; text-transform: uppercase; text-align: center;} written for these executive teams – and their boards of .srch-btn{float:right; width:66px; height:30px; font-size:13px; color:#303030; border:1px solid #6f6f6f; margin-left:4px; _border:none; * border:none; outlin:none; cursor:pointer; directors – to put the many changes happening in the health and human service market in a strategic context."

This new OPEN MINDS white paper is available at no charge at

Additionally, this subject will be the .container{width:960px; margin:0 auto} focus on .kwd_bloack{float:left; width:514px; margin-top:50px} Ms. Oss' closing plenary address, "The Shifting Path to background: -o-linear-gradient(top, #ededed 0%,#cdcdcd 100%); Successful Organizational Performance" at the .header{height:100px; border-top:10px solid #472558; background:url(; overflow:hidden} 2014 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute in Clearwater, Florida from February 13-14. Space is .kwd_bloack ul, .kwd_bloack ul li{float:left; text-align:center;width:514px;list-style:none} still available to background: -ms-linear-gradient(top, #ededed 0%,#cdcdcd 100%); attend the .leftblk{float:left; overflow:hidden} conference. For more information, go to background: linear-gradient(to bottom, #ededed 0%,#cdcdcd 100%);

OPEN MINDS is a national health and human service industry market intelligence and