Behavioral Health

Expert Consulting for Every Step of Your Behavioral Health Practice

Creating a behavioral health facility involves more than just paperwork. You need a guide to navigate legal regulations, compliance requirements, and the constantly shifting market. That’s where Pease Bell comes in – your trusted ally in turning your business dreams into reality. Our extensive consulting service practice provides you with the wisdom, game plans, and backup required to craft a successful practice that truly changes lives.

Defining Your Focus

At the heart of a successful Behavioral Health practice lies a clear understanding of your target audience. Will your practice cater to adults, adolescents, or a combination of both? Our experienced consultants are here to help you make informed decisions tailored to your chosen demographic.
Whether your focus is on Inpatient, Residential, PHP (Partial Hospitalization Program), or IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program), we have the expertise to guide you toward optimization and success.

Specializing for Impact

Guiding individuals toward a healthier life might involve specializing in mental health or substance use disorder treatment. Our consultants will assist you in crafting a specialized program that aligns with your passion and trajectory while addressing each specialization’s unique challenges.

Navigating Finances: Medicaid, In-Network, and Beyond

Financial considerations play a vital role in your practice’s sustainability. Whether you’re navigating Medicaid programs or seeking in-network affiliations, our consulting expertise will empower you to make financially sound choices while staying true to your mission.

Building a Solid Foundation and Mastering Every Aspect

Laying the groundwork for your behavioral health facility requires a deep understanding of regulatory intricacies. From zoning and occupancy requirements to licensure and staffing, our consultants possess the knowledge to guide you through these critical steps, ensuring compliance and a strong foundation.

Our expertise spans many critical areas of behavioral health practices, encompassing the formulation and execution of dynamic marketing strategies, meticulous documentation review, unwavering commitment to compliance, seamless management of co-pays and deductibles, and expert navigation of complex contracts. We possess the know-how to expertly manage each phase of launching and operating a flourishing behavioral health practice.

Unleashing Your Potential: Consulting that Drives Excellence

We know how quickly unexpected challenges can arise in behavioral health practices. Our consulting services are designed to empower you with the tools and strategies needed to overcome obstacles and seize opportunities. From devising effective treatment methodologies to implementing best practices, we’re here to propel your practice forward with excellence.

Proactively Providing Everything You Need

It’s imperative to tackle your tough questions about your practice early to guarantee compliance and a solid return on your investment.

Pease Bell Behavioral Health Consulting is here to support you in the following areas:

  • Avoid regulatory mishaps
  • Property use and adaption
  • Optimal building performance
  • Planning of zoning and special use permits / NIMBY
  • Policies and procedures
  • Program development / program evaluation
  • Licensure and certifications
  • Admissions office consulting
  • CARF / The Joint Commission

  • Organization and administrative structure development
  • Business Development and Marketing
  • Specialty program guidance SUD Medical Detox
  • Provide turnaround analysis with solution driven plans for existing nonperforming facilities
  • Understand staffing ratios
  • Outcomes

Elevating Your Existing Behavioral Health Programs

If your team is already established, our operational experts are primed to elevate your current behavioral health programs by pinpointing areas that warrant improvement and presenting meticulously crafted strategic plans for impactful solutions.

Navigating the Complexities of Behavioral Health Investment

Are you considering an investment in behavioral health? We’re here to guide you through the process, helping you decode the variables, identify potential risks, and devise practical solutions, all while ensuring steadfast compliance with the ever-evolving regulatory landscape.

Unveiling the Due Diligence Essentials

Curious about what questions to ask during the due diligence process? Eager to understand what lenders are seeking? Let Pease Bell Behavioral Health Consulting be your guide. We understand what lenders are looking for and are here to provide invaluable insights and knowledge to empower your informed decisions.

Empowering Behavioral Health Entities: Comprehensive Assurance and Tax Expertise

At Pease Bell CPAs, LLC, our Assurance Services and Tax Team goes beyond the ordinary, seamlessly integrating their vast experience into the intricate realm of behavioral healthcare entities. With a deep-rooted understanding of the industry, we stand ready to cater to all your assurance and tax service needs efficiently and effectively.

At the heart of our services is unwavering quality. We prioritize delivering the highest caliber in everything we offer. This instills confidence in our users, including owners, fostering reliance on our information for well-informed decisions. Staying abreast of industry advancements, including accounting updates, we proactively ensure compliance with changing financial reporting needs. With deep expertise, we collaborate closely with management to navigate challenges, presenting practical solutions and guidance. Whether a for-profit or non-profit entity, our assurance services team is poised to meet your needs precisely.

Our tax department is a master of the Federal Tax Code, guiding clients in optimal business structuring and goal-driven planning. Covering federal, state, and local tax compliance, we consistently meet deadlines, streamlining your financial responsibilities.

Our vast range of assurance and tax services includes, but is not limited to:

Navigating Your Financial Landscape with Precision

  • Audits, reviews, and compilations of financial statement
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Crafting financial statement projections
  • Conducting due diligence on potential acquisitions
  • Conducting internal control studies 
  • Providing outsourced accounting services
  • Offering outsourced CFO services 
  • Engaging in agreed-upon procedures

Guiding You Through Risk and Compliance

  • Delivering risk advisory services
  • Conducting audits of employee benefit plans

Mastering Your Taxation Needs

  • Customized tax structuring for both businesses and individuals with tax minimization as the goal
  • Preparation and filing of federal, state, and local tax returns for corporations, individuals, and trusts
  • Skillfully preparing tax extensions
  • Ensuring accurate preparation of estimated quarterly tax deposits
  • Year-end tax planning 
  • Expertly addressing tax notices from the IRS and state tax departments

Contact us

Let us know how we can assist you and one of our team members will contact you.

Amber HoweVolrich
(216) -649-4016

Christopher J. Szuch
(216) 472-4483

Behavioral Health Team

Christopher J. Szuch, CPA, CFE



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