Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative: Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Washington and Alaska
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Premera Blue Cross, University of Washington AIMS Center
The Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative provides
training, coaching, and financial assistance for primary
care clinics in rural areas of Washington and Alaska
designed to expand access to mental health treatment and
integrate evidence-based mental health services into
primary care settings.
Training and assistance will include:
- Online training
- In-person training
- Virtual learning communities
- Onsite technical assistance
- Caseload tracker/registry tool
- Impact evaluation
Eligible organizations are primary care clinics and
healthcare organizations with at least one primary care
clinic located in a rural area of Washington or Alaska
that treated at least 900 unique patients age 18 or older
in the most recent reporting year.
Clinics federally designated as rural health clinics
(RHCs) are eligible to apply regardless of zip code.
Healthcare organizations with more than one clinic
location are eligible to apply for participation of more
than one site if those sites are at least 20 miles apart
and are both located in a rural area. Organizations
applying on behalf of multiple sites should submit
separate applications for each site.
Alaska and Washington
Amount of funding
Training and technical assistance is provided at no cost
Clinics are eligible to receive up to $245,000 for
Access · Accountable Care Organizations · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Care coordination · Clinics · Health workforce education and training · Integrated service delivery · Mental health · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Primary care · Alaska · Washington
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