Mission & Philosophy

BHS’ mission is to provide comprehensive behavioral health services to employers and their beneficiaries which are high quality, cost effective, uniformly accessible, and managed within a least restrictive treatment approach. BHS accomplishes this mission through three primary business objectives:

  1. To reduce employers’ medical benefit costs through access to negotiated provider rates, expert problem identification and treatment planning, referral to optimal treatment settings, and continuous care management;
  2. To ensure every beneficiary has access to comprehensive behavioral health benefits and resources through development of a comprehensive benefit plan and continuum of care network, expanded coverage limits, reduced out-of-pocket costs, and expert personal assistance throughout care; and
  3. To build and maintain an exclusive network of providers representing a complete range of treatment settings and specialties across a broad geographic area, who render uniformly high quality care at reasonable rates, share common treatment values and performance standards, and who are responsive to the needs of the purchaser.