State efforts to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries have access to integrated care, however, are hindered by a fragmented behavioral health system that is administered and regulated by multiple state agencies and levels of government, and by purchasing models that segregate behavioral health serv...
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Examines five promising approaches currently underway in Medicaid to better integrate physical and behavioral health care.
Synthesizes key points from a meeting convened by Grantmakers in Health focused on improving the children’s health care system by better integrating oral and mental health services into primary care.
Advances an approach to children’s mental health that applies public health concepts to efforts that support children’s mental health and development.
Offers increase understanding of the program rules and help fulfill the promise of EPSDT for young children.
Addressses Mental Health Concerns in Primary Care brings together a myriad of ready-to-use resources and tools on one instant-access CD-ROM.
Discusses how (1) pediatric primary care clinicians will play an increasingly important role in promoting the social-emotional health of children and providing treatment—or serving as an entry point to specialty treatment—for children and adolescents who have mental health and substance abuse pro...
Proposes competencies requisite for providing mental health and substance abuse services in pediatric primary care settings and recommends steps toward achieving them.
Provides resources and a guide to a public awareness campaign that was launched by The Departments of Health and Human Services and Education which is targeted at numerous sectors (e.g.
Focuses on the need to increase behavioral screening and offers potential changes in practice and the health care system as well as the research needed to accomplish this.