Mental Health Business: Value Based Payment Solutions In Action

Join Dave Ballenberger, MSW and Kristin Walker as they discuss what's going on in Arizona and the challenges one mental health organization has faced. Michael Boylan, LCSW – Chief Executive Officer of Crisis Prep is one of the few successfully managing Value Based Payment in Behavioral Health. Mr. Boylan has a Masters Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University and has his certification with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Michael has been providing crisis intervention services in a multitude of capacities for the past 16 years. He started his career as a crisis counselor serving a diverse population in New York City in a public elementary school. He moved to Arizona in 1994 and began providing services in the County-wide Mental Health Crisis System and later served as Director of Crisis and Referral Services under ValueOptions in 1998 until 2001. He began his work with Crisis Preparation and Recovery in 2001 as a crisis counselor and currently provides operational direction and program development to

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