Posts Tagged "health homes"

A Different Kind of Home under Construction: Behavioral Health Homes for the Seriously Mentally Ill

Over the past few years, health care reform has been buzzing with discussions about health homes. This new way of delivering health care is generating much enthusiasm among policymakers, payers, and practitioners. The goal, after all, is laudable: higher quality and lower cost, integrated care for more people. How do we provide care for our sickest patients at a cost we can bear? What does it mean to truly integrate care? At Beacon Health Options, we had the opportunity to apply our behavioral health expertise in support of this movement when we won a contract as the administrative services organization (ASO) for behavioral health homes in Connecticut. This contract was different work than what we had done before, and with…

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