WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Executives from the American Psychological Association (APA), Anthem, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW), Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Cigna, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, The National Council for Behavioral Health, U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and more will convene at the highly anticipated 6th Annual Payers’ Behavioral Health Management and Policy Summit on November 6 – 8, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Co-organized by World Congress and ABHW, this innovative Summit features an unprecedented lineup of speakers from Health Plans, Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organizations, Medicaid, and Government Entities. Speakers and thought leaders will provide insights on policy, operations, management of behavioral health strategies, and innovative technologies to advance health care. Attendees will learn strategies to address mass violence, the opioid epidemic, and suicide risk in order to integrate care and improve access to care.
“We could not be more thrilled to collaborate with ABHW again to bring you this comprehensive agenda and stellar lineup of behavioral health thought leaders. This event is the perfect confluence of behavioral health, policy, and innovation,” said Gina Glendening, Vice President of Product Development, World Congress.
Featured Speakers Include:
Doug Nemecek, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer - Behavioral Health; National Medical Officer - Coverage Policy and Affordability
Yener Balan, MD, DFAPA
Executive Director, Behavioral Health
Staff Vice President, Payment Innovation
Matthew O. Hurford, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization
UPMC Insurance Services Division
Mark Steffen, MD, MPH
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
James Scott Holder, PhD, LPC-S, NCC
Associate Vice President, Behavioral Health, Clinical Operations
Health Care Service Corporation
To attend or sponsor: www.WorldCongress.com/Behavioral