The venture capital world has largely ignored innovation for serious mental illness (SMI) care until recently. But with more payers moving away from behavioral health carve-outs and some of the highest costs in health care, SMI could be a ripe segment for investment. “If you get outside of a major city, there are very few [options for SMI care]. So, serious mental illness has been a big area of focus for us. There’s a lot of room for innovation,” Dr. Ben Robbins, a trained psychiatrist and general partner at GV, said at Behavioral Health Business INVEST.
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