Integrated Care: Research, Articles and Resources

  • Wayne Katon, M.D., Jürgen Unützer, M.D., M.P.H. Consultation psychiatry in the medical home and accountable care organizations: achieving the triple aim.  [APA Members may call the HSF Practice Management HelpLine for a copy of the article,  or email us hsf@psych.org.] This article was published in GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY, Vol 33, 2011, pp305-310, Katon et al, Copyright Elsevier 2011.  Non APA members may obtain a copy through the General Hospital Psychiatry Homepage on Science Direct and on Health Advance at  http://www.ghpjournal.com 

  • Mental Health Financing in the United States: A Primer. From the Kaiser Family Foundation under Medicaid and the Uninsured. This primer provides an overview of behavioral health care, reviews the sources of financing for such care, assesses the interaction between different payers, and highlights recent policy debates in mental health.  It also discusses the role of Medicaid, currently the largest source of financing for behavioral health services in the nation, covering a quarter of all expenditures. This comprehensive resource serves as a guide for those who want to understand the complex system of behavioral health financing in the United States.

  • NACHC report raises concerns about access. The National Association of Community Health Centers report,Access Endangered: Profiles of the Medically Disenfranchised. Issued in conjunction with National Health Center Week, the report finds that a growing number of Americans--including middle class families--are turning to Community Health Centers. One reason: An estimated 60 million Americans--many of whom have health insurance--lack access to primary care because of a shortage of providers.

  • Rachel Weir, "In Response to the New York Times Article:  Talk Doesn't Pay . . ." Opinions. AACAP News.  Published with the permission of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the AACAP News July/August 2011 203, 204. APA Members may call HSF's Practice Management HelpLine for a copy of the article (1.800.343.4671) or email us hsf@psych.org.