As the health care market pushes for more value-based payment models—and payers and health plans are looking for new opportunities to reduce overall costs, integrated models of health care delivery offer a viable option. Recent years have seen the move of many payers and health plans to integrating behavioral health and primary care. Models that have separate, “carved out” behavioral health financing and delivery are being replaced by models that integrate all service financing and delivery in one managing entity. In Medicaid, approximately 50.2 million (69%) of the 72.8 million consumers were enrolled in integrated behavioral . . .
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