Section 404.5 - Integrated Care Models

Section 404.5 Integrated Care Models

Integrated services providers will be approved by the appropriate state licensing agency and designated to deliver integrated care services as one of the following models:

(a) Primary Care Host Model: Given the recognition that the general health care system can serve as a gateway to the behavioral health care system, treatment for substance use disorder and/or mental illness is integrated into a single outpatient physical health setting. In this model, a diagnostic and treatment center or a general hospital outpatient program shall be the host site and the department shall be responsible for monitoring compliance of an integrated services provider with the provisions of this Part.

(b) Mental Health Behavioral Care Host Model: Given that persons with mental health disorders frequently have a co-occurring substance use disorder and/or also experience chronic illnesses, treatment for substance use disorder and/or physical health is integrated into a single outpatient mental health setting. In this model, an Article 31 clinic treatment program shall be the host site and the Office of Mental Health shall be responsible for monitoring compliance of an integrated services provider with the provisions of this Part.

(c) Substance Use Disorder Behavioral Care Host Model: Given that persons with substance use disorders frequently have a co-occurring mental health disorder and/or also experience chronic illnesses, treatment for mental illness and/or physical health is integrated into a single outpatient substance use disorder treatment setting. In this model, an Article 32 substance use disorder outpatient treatment clinic shall be the host site and the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services shall be responsible for monitoring compliance of an integrated services provider with the provisions of this Part.

Effective Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Doc Status: 
Complete