New Study Reveals Individuals with Behavioral Health Conditions in Addition to Physical Conditions Drive High Total Healthcare Costs; Small Portion Spent on Behavioral Treatment, Vast Majority Spent on Physical Treatment

A new Milliman study released today that found people with behavioral health conditions in addition to physical issues have higher healthcare costs, and only a small portion is spent on behavioral treatment. Management of behavioral health conditions prevalent among this patient group is critical part of a comprehensive strategy to manage total healthcare costs and improve patient health.