Integrated care as a health delivery concept continues to gain momentum nationwide, attracting widespread attention throughout the medical community. Federal parity and health care reform legislation offers real opportunities for the successful implementation of innovative care models. Integrated, or collaborative, care can change the current practice structure for psychiatrists and provide a vehicle for payment reform that will benefit psychiatrists and the entire behavioral health team.
This webpage provides links to various integrated care resources. Topic areas will be added as more information becomes available. [Click on a bulleted topic header to link to resource page.]
APA members may join the Integrated Care Listserv by sending their name and email address to email@example.com. Questions and comments can also be sent to the same email address.
APA’s regulatory comments.
Report on the Integration of Psychiatry and Primary Care [APA Member log-in required], BOT Ad Hoc Work Group
Position Statement - Psychiatry & Primary Care Integration Across the Lifespan
Resource Document – Integrated Care of Older Adults with Mental Disorders
Payment Model Resources for Physicians
AMA Summary of Proposed Rules and Policy Statements re: Medicare Shared Savings/ACO Program
Associations and Affiliates
Academy of Medicine and Psychiatry Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACP)
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association of Community Psychiatrists
National Association of Community Health Centers
National Council of Community and Behavioral Health
Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative
Center of Excellence for Integrated Care, North Carolina
IMPACT Implementation Center: Jurgen Unutzer, MD
Integrated Behavioral Health Project, California
Mental Health Integration Program, Washington State
TEAMcare – multidisciplinary collaboration between University of Washington and the Group Health Research Institute developing models to improve the quality of care and outcomes of chronic medical conditions for patients.