This guide is for multi-disciplinary, primary care teams seeking to improve care access and behavioral health outcomes for children and adolescents through implementing Collaborative Care. Centered around the core principles of Collaborative Care, this guide serves as a roadmap to healthcare leaders, managers, clinicians, and staff in primary care as they:
Ensuring that a patient understands the Collaborative Care (CoCM) program before agreeing to participate is a crucial task for primary care providers. This resource provides general guidance on obtaining verbal consent from patients to participate in CoCM. Please note that these are general tips and that specific consent requirements may vary by state and patient insurance.
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 Model (CoCM) services.
This handout shows the differences between the two types of care given in the IMPACT trial, usual care and Collaborative Care.
Our readiness checklist will help you assess if your practice is ready to implement Collaborative Care.
Last Updated: 1/6/22