Value-based financially sustainable behavioral health components in patient-centered medical homes.

@article{Kathol2014ValuebasedFS,
  title={Value-based financially sustainable behavioral health components in patient-centered medical homes.},
  author={Roger G. Kathol and Frank Verloin Degruy and Bruce L Rollman},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={172-5}
}
Because a high percentage of primary care patients have behavioral problems, patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) that wish to attain true comprehensive whole-person care will find ways to integrate behavioral health services into their structure. Yet in today's health care environment, the incorporation of behavioral services into primary care is exceptional rather than usual practice. In this article, we discuss the components considered necessary to provide sustainable, value-added… CONTINUE READING
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