NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Missouri's Efforts to Integrate Care for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness: A Catalyst for Other States

The webinar focused on Missouri's initiative to integrate behavioral health and primary care, including the state's application for a health home state plan amendment under Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Joe Parks, with Missouri's Department of Mental Health, gave an overview of the state's health home initiative highlighting their definition of health homes, services implemented, outcomes achieved such as cost savings, and recommendations for integrating health care.

Presenter:
Dr. Joe Parks, MD, Chief Clinical Officer
Missouri Department of Mental Health

Date of webinar:
May 24, 2011

To access the archived webinar, please visit: http://nasmhpd.adobeconnect.com/p9b0d00p1jf/

PowerPoint slides of the presentation (PDF, 11.1 MB)
*Note: During the webinar, slide #55 listed a nonworking website; the correct link is: http://dmh.mo.gov/about/chiefclinicalofficer/index.htm. The link was updated in the PowerPoint slides (PDF) above.

For questions or additional information about the webinar, please contact Elizabeth Prewitt, NASMHPD Director of Government Relations and Administrator of the Financing and Medicaid Division.