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Behavioral Health Care Managers: An Approach to Integrating Behavioral Health in Rural Primary Care Practices
Describes the benefits of integrating behavioral healthcare into rural primary care practice to improve access to mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, and improve health outcomes. Highlights the role of a behavioral health care manager (BHCM) to screen and monitor patients, coordinate care with other healthcare providers, track treatment response, and recommend patient medications. Discusses the advantage of providing behavioral healthcare via telehealth, and importance of establishing clinical support and guidance for the BHCM.
Author(s): George Nasra
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
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PubMed Search: Rural Payment and Reimbursement
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of rural healthcare payment and reimbursement.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Rural Healthcare Payment and Reimbursement Topic Guide
Resources and information on how rural healthcare providers are reimbursed by different payers and payment systems and the impact of payment policies on rural healthcare.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Northern Border Healthcare Support Technical Assistance Center
Provides technical assistance to rural healthcare providers and communities in the Northern Border Region. Supports providers and communities exploring and implementing strategies related to improving access to care, workforce recruitment and retention, and transition to value-based care. Part of the Rural Health Redesign Center.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Redesign Center
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Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center - Events
Calendar of events covering telehealth in Hawaii and surrounding territories, rural initiatives, telehealth conferences, and more from the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center and partner organizations.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center
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Best Practice Guide: Telehealth for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Offers resources on telehealth programs for American Indian and Alaska Native communities, including telebehavioral health and telehealth to treat chronic conditions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Best Practice Guide: Telehealth for Rural Areas
Offers information and resources for rural healthcare providers interested in starting a telehealth program. Covers startup, workflow, billing, working with patients, and internet access considerations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Telehealth Best Practice Guides
Library of guides offering information and resources related to telehealth billing, strategy, and implementation. Topic areas include behavioral healthcare, chronic conditions, maternal health, and school-based services.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This is Rural Health Podcast
Podcast featuring California and national-level experts in rural health, covering topics including community engagement, healthcare access, policy, oral health, telemedicine, workforce recruitment, and more.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: California State Rural Health Association
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A Virtual View
Bi-monthly podcast featuring guest experts from the telehealth and healthcare sectors, discussing telehealth program management.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
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