OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Pro & Con A number of states have instituted licensing requirements for organizations providing behavioral health utilization review and other managed care programs. Providers who are proponents of these regulations are concerned about the consequences of managed behavioral health care on their patients. Managed behavioral health care organizations are strongly opposed to state regulation for several reasons. Managed behavioral health executives cite the difficulty and expense of complying with potentially 50 different sets of regulations. Many of these executives also question . . .