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Idaho Medicaid Managed Behavioral Health Carve-Out Reduced Community-Based Costs

News | March 18, 2016

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In the two years after the Idaho Medicaid program moved mental health services to managed care under a contract with Optum Idaho,  the program has reduced spending on an annualized basis approximately $28 million. The majority of the savings came from reductions in psychosocial rehabilitation services (PSR). The decrease in spending was not accompanied by…

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