Health Law Brings Changes In How Therapists Do Business

Kaiser Health News staff writer Sarah Varney, working in collaboration with NPR, reports: "In the corporate world of American health care, with its consolidating hospital chains and doctors’ groups, psychologists and other mental health therapists are still mostly Mom-and-Pop shops; they’ve built solo practices, hanging their own shingles, not unlike Lucy in the Peanuts gang: 'Psychiatric Help 5¢, The Doctor Is In.' But that business model is shifting from solo practices toward large medical groups, say mental health experts" (Varney, 10/24). Read the story.

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