Behavioral Health Treatments & Services Learn how health care professionals address common mental illnesses and substance use disorders and how SAMHSA helps people access treatments and services.
Health Finance and Economics
Many factors influence health, from individual behavior to healthcare delivery and more. Health economics examines the efficiency, effectiveness, and value of health care. To study this, we research topics such as how pricing affects consumer and provider behavior. We also study issues like consumer choice, resource use, and the impact of market forces on policy initiatives. Our research sheds light on how recent changes have profoundly affected behavioral health care.