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Strategies for Integrating and Coordinating Care for Behavioral Health Populations: Case Studies of Four States

Publication Date
Dec 31, 2013

This report describes the different strategies that four states--Louisiana, North Carolina, Tennessee
and Vermont--are utilizing to improve the integration and coordination of care for individuals with
mental health and substance use disorders. These strategies include introducing new managed care
arrangements and care coordination mechanisms, enhanced payment to providers to deliver
comprehensive services, and the full integration of physical and behavioral health services in managed
care contracts. [87 PDF pages]