As the financial stress of New York's state budget shortfall results in cuts to funding, IDD and behavioral health providers will be forced to create savings and efficiencies through mergers and affiliations. The upcoming transition to managed care also will require capital and technology needs to consolidate. Soon, it could be a matter of "eat or be eaten." To survive, providers should proactively search out potential affiliation candidates and prepare for change.
Join BKD as we share how to identify and evaluate potential affiliation candidates and what qualities providers should look for when considering potential organizations.