The 2% increase continues the rise from previous years. In fact, from 1993 to 2002 enrollment has increased 163%, from 86.3 million to 227 million, according to the consulting firm Open Minds.
Additionally, the study found 66% of all Americans in some type of managed behavioral health program, excluding individuals with behavioral health coverage through a HMO that does not use a specific plan.
The behavioral health market remains rather concentrated, with 30% of the market with Magellan Behavioral Health, and another 50% with Value Options and United Behavioral Health.
« Jobless Claims Ping-Pongs Back Above 400,000