Medicaid Financing for Services in Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless People: Current Practices and Opportunities. 4.4. Looking Ahead: How is Coverage for Integrated Care Likely to Change?


The ACA authorizes expansion of a SAMHSA grant program to help integrate primary care with community-based mental health services. This increase in demonstration sites for behavioral health and primary care integration may create opportunities for more PSH service-providers to deliver comprehensive care to homeless people and PSH tenants.

As states enroll newly eligible people into Medicaid, with the expansion of eligibility under the ACA, and make other changes to health care financing and delivery systems, there may be additional opportunities to provide less fragmented forms of coverage and facilitate partnerships that integrate health and behavioral health services.

View full report


"ChrHomls2.pdf" (pdf, 1.47Mb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®