Missouri's Efforts to Integrate Care for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness: A Catalyst for Other States, May 24, 2011

The webinar focused on Missouri's initiative to integrate behavioral health and primary care, including the state's application for a health home state plan amendment under Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Joe Parks, with Missouri's Department of Mental Health, gave an overview of the state's health home initiative highlighting their definition of health homes, services implemented, outcomes achieved such as cost savings, and recommendations for integrating health care.