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Department of Defense Integrated Behavioral Health in the Patient-Centered Medical Home

  • Christopher L. Hunter
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Abstract

The Department of Defense (DoD) is integrating 470 full-time behavioral health personnel in every military treatment facility patient-centered medical home with 1,500 or more enrollees. This chapter provides an overview of the DoD military health system’s integrated behavioral health efforts. Areas including staffing and service delivery model, population served, finance, policy, and program evaluation are discussed. DoD efforts have broad applicability to other systems and can serve as a guide to developing and implementing integrated behavioral health care services in primary care.

Keywords

Behavioral Health Veteran Health Administration Service Delivery Model Behavioral Health Provider Large Clinic 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Office of the Chief Medical Officer, TRICARE Management ActivityFalls ChurchUSA

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