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Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration in Rural Health Facilities: Policy Brief and Recommendations to the Secretary

Provides an overview of the prevalence of mental illness and substance use disorders in rural areas. Discusses the role of rural primary care providers in treating these conditions. Outlines federal programs and resources to support behavioral health and primary care integration. Offers policy recommendations related to access to care; workforce recruitment and retention; telehealth, technology, and broadband; and reimbursement and sustainable revenue.
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Integrated service delivery · Mental health · Policy · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Reimbursement and payment models · Substance use and misuse · Technology for health and human services · Telehealth

Organizations (1)

  • National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, view details