Behavioral Health Business September 30, 2022
Chris Larson

Major payers have increasingly turned to digital behavioral health providers to fill in the gaps in not met by their present services.

In doing so, these payers seek to address the issues of access, speed to care, specialist availability, convenience and privacy through digital platforms.

In turn, digital behavioral health providers gain access to huge swaths of potential patients, often on an in-network basis. This also allows other payer customers such as employers and government entities to vet the growing number of digital point solutions popping up in behavioral health.

A recent example — Evernorth, the health services arm of the Bloomfield, Connecticut-based health insurer Cigna Corp. (NYSE: CI), announced that it expanded its partnership with New York City-based digital...

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