Total costs were lower by 15% to 26% for people with behavioral health disorders who participated in behavioral health homes compared to costs for people who did not participate in a behavioral health home. Total costs were 15% lower for people participating in a behavioral health home that delivered “provider-supported care.” Total costs were 26% lower for those who participated in a behavioral health home that delivered “self-directed care.” Both health home approaches were associated with increases in the participants’ use of outpatient general medical services. However, compared with the self-directed care approach, the provider-supported care . . .
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