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A recent trend in health care has been the increasing integration of behavioral health services into primary care settings. This paper discusses the benefits of such integration and the role of safety net primary care providers as behavioral health providers within the Medicaid program. The authors focus on organizational structure and reimbursement models in analyzing how four state programs achieve this integration.
NASMD; National Association of State Medicaid Directors
mental health; behavioral health; substance abuse; integration; primary care; preventive services; early intervention; President’s New Freedom Initiative
National Association of State Medicaid Directors
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51725