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Meridian Board Announces Don Savoie as Next President and CEO: Effective January 1, 2020

Meridian Board Announces Don Savoie as Next President and CEO: Effective January 1, 2020 Maggie Labarta PhD, current President and CEO stated, “As I wrap up 37 years, and 19 as CEO, I am more certain than ever that our mission is our strength.  As a community behavioral health center, throughout its 48 years, Meridian […]

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Meal Reimbursement Award

Meridian Awarded Meal Reimbursement from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc., has once again received the necessary funding to provide nutritious and balanced meals to qualifying adult clients receiving care at Meridian. Since 2008, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs has provided Meridian Behavioral Healthcare with the financial support needed to […]

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#ThePowerOfMay – Part 4

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the fourth in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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I MAY Benefit from Treatment #ThePowerOfMay – Part 3

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the third in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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#ThePowerOfMay – Part 2

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the second in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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#ThePowerOfMay – Part 1

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the first in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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Meridian’s CEO Retiring After 36 Years of Service

Longtime executive, at the largest comprehensive provider of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services in North Central Florida, will step down after 36 years.

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Levy County Adopts Resolution to Reduce Number of Inmates with Mental Illness(es)

Affiliation with The Stepping Up Initiative will Strengthen Existing Efforts Fact: An estimated 2M people with a mental illness are imprisoned each year, nationally. Gainesville, Fla. – On February 5, 2019, the Levy County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) adopted a resolution, which was established by the national Stepping Up Initiative, in order to support […]

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Coping with Aftershocks of Tragedy

Meridian’s Director of Children’s Outpatient Services offers perspective on recent suicides by Parkland survivors as reported in an NPR broadcast.

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Developing Case Rates? Better Find Your ‘Single Source Of Truth’

Knowing how to develop bundled payments and case rates is an executive team skill set that will become more important as value-based reimbursement models mature. While the majority of VBR contracts remain in fee-for-service models with a bonus or penalty, the use of case rate reimbursement is on the rise, and this brings a new […]

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