HHS Roadmap Tackles Challenges To Integrating Behavioral Health

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 16, 2022 at 6:15 PM
Structural support for siloed care, stigma, limited adoption of technology, insurance and financing limitations and workforce issues are among the eight major challenges HHS says it needs to overcome in order to integrate behavioral health into other parts of the health care system as part of a roadmap unveiled Friday (Sept. 16). Among its recommendations, the roadmap announces a CMS plan to let Medicaid cover and reimburse inter-professional consultations as well as test payment models that use behavioral health integration...

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