Harvard Pilgrim Could Save $2 Million Through Outsourcing.Harvard Pilgrim Health Care expects to save $1 million to $2 million annually in administration costs by contracting through a third party to provide behavioral health Behavioral health was first used in the 1980's to name the combination of the fields mental health and substance abuse. As an example, an organization serving both mental health and substance abuse clients might refer to its practice as behavioral health or care.
Nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.
Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. Harvard Pilgrim hired Massachusetts Massachusetts (măsəch`sĭts), most populous of the New England states of the NE United States. Behavioral Health Partner to administer mental health care to its members, said Alan Raymond, a spokesman for Harvard Pilgrim.
He said about 10% of Harvard Pilgrim's 900,000 members receive some form of mental health care.
Harvard Pilgrim made the switch to provide better administration of the service. Harvard Pilgrim often failed to pay claims on time before hiring Massachusetts Behavioral behavioral
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