Following are examples of innovative state programs seeking to achieve meaningful integration of physical and behavioral health services.
- New York’s Chronic Illness Demonstration Project: Lessons for Health Homes This CHCS profile details experiences of New York’s CIDP initiative, which included six regional pilots focused on improving care for Medicaid beneficiaries with chronic physical and behavioral health needs. December 2012
- Randomized Controlled Trial of King County Care Partners’ Rethinking Care Intervention: Health and Social Outcomes up to Two Years Post-Randomization Findings from the two-year pilot suggest that those who participated in the intervention were likelier to have increased access to care, lower inpatient medical costs, relatively fewer unplanned inpatient admissions, and fewer deaths. November 2012
- Improving Medicaid High-Risk Care Management Overview: King County Care Partners This CHCS profile tells the story of Darlene, one of the many Medicaid beneficiaries in Washington State who benefited from improved care coordination and integrated services through the King County Care Partners project. November 2012
- SMI Innovations Project in Pennsylvania: Final Evaluation Report This report conducted by Mathematica Policy Research evaluates two pilot programs implemented in Southeast and Southwest Pennsylvania to integrate physical and behavioral health care services for adult Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness and co-occurring physical health conditions. October 2012
- Improving Medicaid Care Management for People with Serious Mental Illness in Pennsylvania This profile tells the story of Shervene, one of the many Medicaid beneficiaries who benefited from improved care coordination and integrated services through Pennsylvania’s Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Innovations Project. October 2012
- Early Lessons from Pennsylvania’s SMI Innovations Project for Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health in Medicaid This CHCS brief describes two Pennsylvania regional pilot programs to integrate physical and behavioral health services for adult Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness (SMI) and co-occurring physical health conditions. It presents preliminary findings based on an analysis of key informant interviews and performance measures. May 2012
- Missouri: Pioneering Integrated Mental and Medical Health Care in Community Mental Health Centers This Commonwealth Fund States in Action profile describes Missouri’s innovative approach for Medicaid beneficiaries with severe mental illness. December 2010