With so many paths to integration in the market, a question for executive teams is how to determine the best strategies for market positioning and capitalize on emerging opportunities. Payers and health plans are adopting a wide array of strategies—from co-location between primary care clinics and behavioral health care provider organizations, to health homes and specialty medical homes, to embedding behavioral health clinical professionals in a primary care office, to comprehensive integrated care delivery.
There is no single solution. Every market is different and the key to an effective strategy is to understand the direction of the major . . .