How to Build the Wright Stuff: Behavioral Health Integration

Integration of primary care and behavioral health is a cornerstone of state innovations to improve quality of care and health outcomes, and reduce health care costs for children and adults with behavioral health needs. What are some of the innovative strategies that states are using to integrate these complex systems? How have states tackled complex issues such as financing, organizational mergers, alignment between Medicaid and mental health agencies, linkages with corrections systems, and provider capacity? This interactive workshop session features the work of states that are leading the way in this area.

René Mollow
Moderator René Mollow
Deputy Director, California Department of Health Care Services
Alice Lind
Speaker Alice Lind
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Washington State Health Care Authority
Jami Snyder
Speaker Jami Snyder
Arizona Medicaid Director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System