Posts Tagged: Behavioral and physical healthcare coordination

MHS Partners with Cenpatico to Provide Integration Tools for Patient Care

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MHS and Cenpatico are working together to bridge the gap that often occurs between physical and behavioral healthcare providers who share a patient — by sharing that patient’s health information. 

MHS encourages the use of the Behavioral/Physical Health Coordination form, which can be found on the Provider Forms and Member Forms pages. Providers can then easily, efficiently and legally exchange important patient health information. The goal is to enhance providers’ ability to wholly understand their patients’ health status and needs. 

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New School-Based Health Clinics Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

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On Tuesday, August 11th, MHS and Cenpatico sponsored and participated in the Ribbon Cutting / Open House ceremony with Lake Ridge Schools, Community Health Net, Inc. (formerly Gary Community Health Center) and Regional Mental Health Center (formerly Southlake Community Mental Health Center and Tri-City Community Mental Health Center) in the opening of (2) School-Based Health Clinics, where the students and staff are able to receive comprehensive integrated preventive and primary medical and behavioral health care services on school grounds, including dental and vision services. The event took place in Gary, Indiana at Calumet High School, which is the location for one of the clinics. The other clinic is located at Grissom Elementary School. Both clinics will open Tuesday, August 18th staffed with a pediatrician, medical assistant, licensed clinical social worker, and a receptionist.

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A Changing Behavior in the Primary Care World

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Two Valparaiso-area community health centers are asking an important question: If your body comes fully assembled, why shouldn’t your healthcare? That thought is fueling HealthLinc Community Health center’s seamless partnership with Porter-Starke Services, a community mental health center, to integrate behavioral and physical health services in the primary care environment—a trend receiving growing support in the medical community.

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In the Weeds Event Wrap Up

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In the Weeds: Barriers and Solutions to Realize Healthcare Integration was held Wednesday, June 17th at University Place Conference Center. The free, one-day conference brought together healthcare leaders to explore fundamental steps that Indiana needs to take to establish an integrated healthcare system and better serve the total health needs of Hoosiers.

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Behavioral and Physical Health Integration

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The Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning has placed a priority on physical health and behavioral health intervention for 2009. In support of this, Managed Health Services and Cenpatico Behavioral Health have initiated a Behavioral Health & Physical Health Integration project to facilitate the coordination of care between our behavioral health and physical health providers.

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