MHIP helps low income or safety net populations throughout the state of Washington by integrating high quality mental health treatment into primary care settings using collaborative care.
St. Luke’s Health System plans to implement proven integrated behavioral health strategies, including a collaborative care program, to treat common behavioral health conditions more effectively. This implementation will begin with a pilot in three clinics in spring 2017 and two clinics in fall 2017.
UW psychiatrists are providing consultations and prescription reviews to Medicaid providers in Wyoming, a state with a severe shortage of specialists. Consultations focus on complex cases and clinical reviews are aimed at patients needing particular attention.
The Care Coordination Collaborative (CCC) brings together teams from safety net health plans, primary care, mental health, substance use disorder and/or social service agencies in California to develop processes to coordinate care for shared patients/clients and to provide services.
The AIMS Center is helping 30 primary care clinics in Alameda County develop an integrated mental health care initiative targeting depression, anxiety and PTSD to increase the effectiveness of care.