Valley Mental Health http://kuer.org en Audit Validates Salt Lake County’s New Behavioral Health Model http://kuer.org/post/audit-validates-salt-lake-county-s-new-behavioral-health-model <p></p><p>An <a href="http://slco.org/uploadedFiles/depot/fMayor/BehavioralHealth_Audit.pdf">independent audit </a>of Salt Lake County’s Behavioral Health Services system was released Tuesday. Officials say it validates the county’s move to a managed-care model.&nbsp; County Mayor Ben McAdams called for the audit last year following news that provider Valley Behavioral Health (VBH) would discontinue service to hundreds of patients due to budget cuts.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:37:20 +0000 Andrea Smardon 49328 at http://kuer.org Audit Validates Salt Lake County’s New Behavioral Health Model Agreement Stops Salt Lake County Mental Health Cuts for Now http://kuer.org/post/agreement-stops-salt-lake-county-mental-health-cuts-now <p>Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says an agreement has been reached that will prevent more patients from being dropped from Valley Mental Health’s client rolls.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:14:40 +0000 Andrea Smardon 33558 at http://kuer.org Agreement Stops Salt Lake County Mental Health Cuts for Now Salt Lake County Council Approves Audit of Mental Health System http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-county-council-approves-audit-mental-health-system <p></p><p>The Salt Lake County Council has unanimously approved an audit of its mental health care system.&nbsp; The decision comes after Valley Mental Health announced it would no longer serve hundreds of patients due to a reduction in funding.</p><p>Salt Lake County Council Chairman Steve Debry says he and other council members learned that Valley Mental Health would be shrinking its patient rolls by reading the newspaper.</p><p>“We were caught off guard and by surprise. To put it mildly, we’re upset with it,” Debry says. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:28:17 +0000 Andrea Smardon 33253 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake County Council Approves Audit of Mental Health System