LDI Health Policy Seminar with Katherine Hobbs Knutson, MD, MPH
“Value-based payment models for behavioral health”
Katherine Hobbs Knutson, MD, MPH is the Chief of Behavioral Health at Blue Cross North Carolina (BCNC). She is an Adult and Child Psychiatrist and adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke University School of Medicine. At BCNC, Katherine is leading the strategy for value transformation for behavioral health, focusing on alternative payment methods, outcome measurement, and innovative service delivery models. Clinically, she has practiced in integrated care settings treating individuals with serious mental illness and substance use disorders. Prior to joining BCNC, Katherine was the Chief Medical Officer at Alliance Behavioral Healthcare (2017-18), Director of Community Psychiatry at the Children’s National Health System (2014-15), and Associate Medical Director for Psychiatry for the Massachusetts Medicaid program (2013-14). She has conducted health services research on psychiatry telephone consultation programs, behavioral health predictive modeling, and care management interventions that incorporate peer and family support.
This event is free and open to the public, but please register.