Integrating Behavioral Health-General Health-Primary Care – Enacted Into Law

The Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act has authorized and greatly strengthened  the federal government’s support for the integration of behavioral health, general health, and primary care. AAHD has worked with a No Health without Mental Health (NHMH) led partnership that includes our colleague Lakeshore Foundation. Available here are the  following: (1) NHMH summary of the legislation, which AAHD collaborated on; (2) Section 1301 (Public Health Service Act) legislation; (3) Section 4128 Medicare legislation; and (4) two other Medicare BH integration references and defintions.