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June 15, 2017
Psychiatric News

Jay Carruthers, MD, and Lloyd Sederer, MD, describe the history of the large-scale collaborative care implementation in New York State and look ahead to the future. 

May 1, 2017
Psychiatric News

Kari Stephens, PhD, describes how big data can be used to disseminate evidence-based integrated behavioral health care to improve population health.

April 3, 2017
Psychiatric News

Neil Korsen, MD, MS, advocates for psychiatrists to take on the roles of teacher, coach, and consultant as health care systems focus on accountable care and population health.

February 27, 2017
Psychiatric News

A leader in integrated care, Nick Kates, MBBS, describes the collaborative care efforts that have been implemented in Canada to address access and communication challenges for behavioral health care.

March 9, 2017
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a fact sheet summarizing the collaborative care billing "G" codes.

February 5, 2017
New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst

In a recent collaborative care case study, published by the New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst, New York City Health + Hospitals share key takeaways and insights they have learned while integrating behavioral health care into a primary care setting. 

December 14, 2016
New England Journal Of Medicine | Perspective

A new article published in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the newest Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) behavioral health integration (BHI) G codes that will allow providers to bill for collaborative care and other BHI services in January 2017. 

November 7, 2016
APA Blog

On November 15, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final rules covering collaborative care services in their 2017 Medicare Fee Schedule. This blog, written by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), describes the impact of the finalized rule and what CMS' rule means to providers and organizations billing for collaborative care tasks.

November 2, 2016
CMS Newsroom

This Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) fact sheet summarizes the finalized payment provisions in the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee schedule. These provisions include finalzing billing codes covering collaborative care management services. To help understand each code, the AIMS Center has created a 2-page cheat sheet of the four finalized collaborative care "G" codes.

August 26, 2016
Psychiatric News

Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA discusses the shift in mental health care from traditional fee-for-service to "value-based purchasing," which emphasizes improved patient outcomes and quality of care. 

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