Russell Kolsrud and Gregory Moore recently authored the article, “Why you need to integrate behavioral health into your primary care practice,” for Physicians Practice. The article discusses the continuous debate regarding various health insurance reform addressed in the ACA and the effects it has had on the behavioral health industry. Kolsrud and Moore also discuss how PCPs can and why they should integrate behavioral health into their practices.
“The most fundamental of reforms arose out of the simple definition of ‘essential health benefits.’ For the first time in our nation’s history, health insurance plans were obligated to include ‘mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment’ as covered benefits in their policies.” Click here to read the full article.
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About the Authors:
Gregory W. Moore, Member, is a health care attorney in the Troy office and can be reached at 248-433-7268, firstname.lastname@example.org and his biography is available here.