What is a Behavioral Health Home?
A Behavioral Health Home is an innovative, integrated healthcare service delivery model that is recovery-oriented, person and family centered and promises better patient experience and better outcomes than those achieved in traditional services. Behavioral Health Homes facilitate access to behavioral health care, medical care, and community-based services for eligible adults and children.
What are the components of a Behavioral Health Home?
- Comprehensive care management
- Care coordination
- Health promotion
- Comprehensive transitional care
- Individual and family support
- Referral to community and support services
What are the goals of Behavioral Health Home Initiative?
- Achieve the Triple Aim of improving experience of care, reduce healthcare cost, and improve outcomes
- Achieve accessible high quality integrated healthcare
- Demonstrate cost-effectiveness
- Enhance care coordination to improve quality of care and patient outcomes
- Decrease unnecessary inpatient hospitalization and emergency room visits