Learned growth: Revenue will rise as more patients visit behavioral therapists

Over the past five years, the Behavioral Therapists industry fared well. Many individuals with behavioral health ailments also have coexisting physical health conditions, which strains the US healthcare system. This is because behavioral issues can complicate patients' treatment for other medical conditions, increasing patients' risk for hospitalization due to behavioral health issues hindering treatment. Although industry operators contended with limited state funding toward mental health services, some states are taking the initiative to increase their funding. Over the five years to 2022, demand for behavioral therapists is anticipated to increase, as a result of more individuals receiving preventive services, such as behavioral health screenings...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
112,113
Businesses
68,370
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Thanks to healthcare reform, millions of individuals are expected to gain access to behavioral health coverage by 2020
  • Some cities have implemented mental health programs to cut Medicaid costs
  • Behavioral therapists will work with other healthcare providers to streamline patient care
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry in this industry are low. The most significant barrier to entry is education, and this barrier is increasing as acceptance into graduate programs becomes more competitive. All behavioral therapists are required to have a master’s degree in psychology or counseling; however, many therapists go on to earn doctoral degrees. Behavioral therapists must also be accredited and licensed by the state they practice in. Another increasing barrier is the level of administrative work and regulatory knowledge that is required by the insurance rules as well as new rules mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Add...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Behavioral Therapists Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Behavioral Therapists Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Specialization
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid and Divorce rate in the Behavioral Therapists industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Divorce rate
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Number of K-12 students
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Strain on hospitals’ emergency departments
  • Enterprises and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Integrating patient care
  • Healthcare reform
  • Rising operations and employment
  • Table: Behavioral Therapists Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Behavioral Therapists Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Human Resources & Benefits Administration
  • Educational Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Specialist Doctors

  • Products & Services
  • Mental illness
  • Substance abuse disorder
  • Mental illness and substance abuse disorder
  • Chart: Behavioral Therapists Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • The economy
  • Health trends

  • Major Markets
  • Government (includes Medicare, Medicaid and Other)
  • Private health insurance
  • Patient out-of-pocket
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Behavioral Therapists Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Administrative expenses
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Behavioral Therapists

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Behavioral Therapists Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Behavioral Therapists Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Behavioral Therapists Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Medicaid
  • A jointly funded cooperative venture between the federal and state governments to assist states in the provision of medical care to eligible needy people.
  • Medicare
  • A federally administered system of health insurance available to people aged 65 and over.
  • Mental Health Parity
  • Legislation signed into law in 1996 that requires that dollar limits on mental health benefits be no lower than any such limits for benefits offered by a group health plan or health insurance issuer.
  • Outpatient
  • A patient who receives treatment at a hospital or clinic but is not admitted overnight; a receiver of ambulatory care.
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