News & Updates

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 this 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.

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. 

May 25, 2016
Psychiatric News

In a recent Psychiatric News column, Heidi Combs, MD, MS, discusses the stigma surrounding mental illness and describes how stigma can be addressed in e

May 12, 2016
Milbank Memorial Fund

The Milbank Memorial Fund published a report in May 2016 about behavioral health integration (BHI). It is a follow-up to Milbank's first 2010 BHI report and it outlines evidence from 2010 to 2015 for the integration of behavioral health services into primary care. 

April 29, 2016
Psychiatric News

The leaders of Montefiore Medical Center's Care Management Organization and its Bronx Behavioral Health Integration Program in New York discuss how psychiatry plays a critical role in leading the way in health care reform.