By Athena Mandros

The shifting trends in the "dual eligible" population are important to the strategy of any health and human service organization that serves consumers with complex needs. Why? Dual eligibles are more likely to report functional impairments—30% of dual eligibles versus 9% of the Medicare population. And they are more likely to have a serious mental illness—30% of full benefit dual eligibles and 25% of partial benefit dual eligible, compared to 11% of the Medicare-only population (see Trends In Behavioral Health: A Reference Guide On The U.S. Behavioral Health Financing & Delivery System). This translates to higher costs as well. In…
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COVID-19 Risk Management Plan August 11, 2021

We are excited to return to sunny southern California for The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute at the picturesque Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, August 23-26, 2021. To help plan your in-person attendance, visit https://openminds.com/live-mbpi/ for a schedule of events happening throughout the week.

The resurgence of the COVID Delta variant has certainly created new challenges for the country and for our families. Fortunately, the available COVID vaccinations have been very successful in preventing symptomatic infections and illness. But I did want to let you know that our team at OPEN MINDS is committed to making our executive events as safe as possible and have an active risk management plan in place. I wanted to share with you the key elements of our plan:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the CDC recommendations for the continued safety of the public. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to reach out to a member of our team at events@openminds.com or by phone at 877-350-6463. We look forward to seeing you at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute.

Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer
OPEN MINDS

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