The Delta Center hosted a virtual site visit for grantees in partnership with Oklahoma Primary Care Association (OKPCA) and Oklahoma Behavioral Health Association (OBHA), The site visit aimed to showcase collaboration across primary care and behavioral health at state and clinical levels, featuring the OKPCA, OBHA, and patients and providers from federally qualified health centers and community behavioral health organizations, including Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics .
Health centers are strongly positioned to achieve the Triple Aim – improved patient experience and population health, with reduced total health system costs per capita – within low-income and underserved populations nationwide.
Richard Edley, President and CEO of Pennsylvania’s Behavioral Health State Association RCPA, shares his insights into why value-based purchasing is so important, prior success within Pennsylvania, and concerns for the behavioral heath provider community moving forward.
This white paper from the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (HCP-LAN) updates its framework for accelerating the transition in the health care system from a fee for service payment model to one that pays providers for quality care, improved health, and lower costs and its application to primary care teams.
This review is an initial exploration of team development within effective integrated primary and behavioral healthcare teams. Six integrated teams in safety net primary care settings were interviewed on the development of the clinical team.
In this Phase 1 evaluation report, we describe the progress that state associations have made towards advancing VBP/C in the safety net, some of the effects of COVID-19 on Delta Center state association plans and activities, state association staff perspectives on the Delta Center, and recommendations for Phase 2 of the Delta Center.
In this brief, we describe the process by which primary care associations and behavioral health state associations built and strengthened their partnerships during Phase 1 of the Delta Center's State Action and Learning Collaborative, and offer high-level recommendations for other PCAs and BHSAs that seek to develop partnerships to advance policy and practice.