Mental Health Services

The mental health market is defined as treatment services for mental and emotional health and psychiatric care for individuals of all ages. Mental health services are provided by a wide array of professionals, including certified counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists, and social workers. The mental health market is facing new challenges – continued cost pressures on Medicare, Medicaid, and government programs; a shift to value-based care financing models; increased consolidation of health systems; and a push towards tech-enabled, consumer-led interventions. While these challenges may seem immense, the mental health market has experienced numerous shifts over the years from the move to managed care to increased community-based care. Organizations that can adapt to these changes are most likely to succeed.

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Rate Of Pregnancy Delivery Inpatient Stays With At Least One Mental Health Disorder Diagnosis Increased 52% Between 2017 & 2020

From 2017 to 2020, the rate of pregnancy delivery inpatient stays (delivery stays) involving a mental health disorder diagnosis increased 52%. This is an increase from 6.9 per 100 delivery stays in 2017 to 10.5 per 100 delivery stays in 2020. The highest rate of increase (71%) occurred in "other non-Hispanic" women, and the lowest… Read

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