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Philadelphia Integrated Care Network Manual - Health Federation of Philadelphia

Subjects: Introductory, Clinical Type: Reports Tags: Primary Care, Philadelphia

The Behavioral Health Consultation model presented embeds a licensed behavioral health specialist in the primary care practice to expand access to behavioral health services for the health center population, to strengthen the efficacy of primary care by addressing the behavioral as well as medical needs of the patients, and to increase engagement and restoration of functional status of patients by providing patient-centered, whole person care.

This resource is a sample policy and procedure developed by the Health Federation of Philadelphia for use by organizations in the Philadelphia Integrated Care Network who are interested in integrating behavioral health into primary care settings, or utilizing the Behavioral Health Consultation model.