The burden of untreated behavioral health conditions — encompassing mental health and substance use disorders — is both a major public health problem and a delivery system challenge. CHCF works to improve systems of behavioral health care and to focus on integrating mental health, substance use, and physical health services to achieve the best outcomes for Californians with low incomes.
KCBS Radio: The Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Mental Health
On July 14 KCBS Radio Anchors Patti Reising and Jeff Bell and KCBS Radio Political Reporter Doug Sovern spoke with Catherine Teare, associate director at the California Health Care Foundation, about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has on depression and mental health.
Weaving Together Mental and Physical Health Care Outside the Safety Net
Mental Health in California
CIBHS Webinar Series in Telehealth Skills for Behavioral Health Providers
Paying for Value in Behavioral Health
Mental Health Tops Californians’ Health Care Priorities in Statewide Poll
CalAIM Behavioral Health Proposals
Concert Health Aims to Scale Collaborative Mental Health Care
Can Behavioral Health Entrepreneurs Finally Break Through?
Behavioral Health Integration in Medi-Cal: A Blueprint for California
Voluntary Behavioral Health Integration in Medi-Cal: What Can Be Achieved Under Current Law
Integrated Physical and Behavioral Health in Medicaid Managed Care
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Under the ACA
Whole Person Care Pilot Program: A Mid-Point Check-In
Catalyzing Coordination: Technology’s Role in California’s Whole Person Care Pilots
In LA, Exciting Era Dawns for Addiction Treatment
2018 Edition — Substance Use in California
Transforming Mental Health Patients into Providers
Medi-Cal Moves Addiction Treatment into the Mainstream
California’s Current and Future Behavioral Health Workforce
2018 Edition — Mental Health in California
Overcoming Data-Sharing Challenges in the Opioid Epidemic
From Corrections to Community: Reentry Health Care
Fine Print: Rules for Exchanging Behavioral Health Information in California
Moving Toward Value-Based Payment for Medicaid Behavioral Health Services
This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies describes how innovative states and Medicaid managed care organizations are building on models developed for physical health services and incorporating value-based payment arrangements into behavioral health programs.