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A clinical rotation curriculum introducing a senior resident to the role of psychiatric consultant in a Collaborative Care team.

The role of a primary care provider (PCP) in Collaborative Care is to oversee all aspects of the patient's care in close consultation and collaboration with the patient's care manager and designated psychiatric consultant.

An overview of the basic steps needed to implement the Collaborative Care core model.

In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.

A worksheet that allows each member of a care team to think about what Collaborative Care roles they currently practice. Part of our Team Building and Workflow Guide.

A brief highlighting Collaborative Care as one approach to implementing integrated care under the Medicaid health homes authority.

This two page handout summarizes the AMA CPT codes for Behavioral Health Integration services.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published final rules that allow Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to bill for Behavioral Health Integration services, Chronic Care Management, and the Collaborative Care Model. 

Last updated: 4/10/20

There are different ways to bill for integrated behavioral health care depending on your model and staffing. This handout gives a brief overview of basic CPT and Medicare billing codes for behavioral health integration and collaborative care. 

Remember to check with your state and all payers to determine the necessary qualifications for the designated billing providers. Not all states or payers reimburse for every code.

Last Updated: 4/10/2020

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