A brief introduction to the rationale and evidence base for integrated behavioral health in primary care and the key principles of effective Collaborative Care. Appropriate for the entire organization. Time: 25 minutes.
This article presents ways to address the challenges of implementing collaborative care in low- and middle-income countries using experiences from three large-scale implementations in India and Nepal.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a fact sheet detailing the four G codes that can be used to bill for behavioral health integration (BHI) and collaborative care management (CoCM) services.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) answers frequently asked questions about billing Medicare for behavioral health integration (BHI) services using the four CMS BHI codes.
An article published in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Sevices' payment codes for behavioral health integration.
This two page cheat sheet summarizes the AMA CPT codes for Behavioral Health Integration services.
This meta-analysis reviewed existing literature on the effectiveness of collaborative care interventions on depression symptoms for patients with cancer.
Collaborative care management was shown to improve the time to remission and shorten the duration of depressive symptoms in patients diagnosed with depression.
Care Managers in the Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) Initiative were surveyed to determine how the way they implemented COMPASS related to patient outcomes.
The authors compared treatment of depression using measurement-based care to usual depression treatment. The study found that significantly more patients who received treatment with a measurement-based approach had higher response rates and acheived remission more quickly than those who received usual care.