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Provision of Mental Health Services by Critical Access Hospital-Based Rural Health Clinics

Description
Examines the extent to which Critical Access Hospital (CAH)-based Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) provide mental health services. Describes the characteristics and staffing patterns of CAH-based RHCs that offer these services. Explores challenges of providing mental health services at RHCs and strategies for integrating mental health and primary care services.
Author(s)
John Gale, Zacharia Croll, Nathan First, Sara Kahn-Troster
Date
06/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Flex Monitoring Team
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health workforce · Critical Access Hospitals · Medicaid · Medicare · Mental health · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural Health Clinics · Statistics and data