SMI Innovations Project: Southeast Pennsylvania Case Study. The HealthChoices HealthConnections Pilot Program
AbstractLaunched in 2009, the Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Innovations project was a collaboration between physical and behavioral health managed care organizations and county behavioral health offices in Southeast and Southwest Pennsylvania to integrate physical and behavioral health care services for adult Medicaid beneficiaries with SMI and co-occurring physical health conditions. This case study of the HealthChoices HealthConnections Pilot in Southeast Pennsylvania, found that emergency department use declined, in particular in one of the three participating counties.
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Date of creation: 01 Oct 2012
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