Behavioral Health Home Certification
Certified Behavioral Health Home Providers
Stakeholder and Community Engagement
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) created an optional “health home” benefit so that states could better coordinate care for Medicaid enrollees with chronic conditions. Behavioral health homes is Minnesota’s version of the federal “health home” benefit for Medical Assistance (MA) enrollees. Health home services include the following: • Comprehensive care management• Care coordination• Health promotion and wellness• Comprehensive transitional care • Patient and family support • Referral to community and social support services
The Behavioral health homes overview (DHS-6307) (PDF) provides additional information.
Behavioral health home services will follow these principles:• Use a multi-disciplinary team that shares information and collaborates to deliver a holistic, coordinated plan of care • Better meet the needs of individuals experiencing serious mental illness and their families by addressing the individual’s physical, mental, substance use and wellness goals • Take a person-centered approach, and engage and respect individuals and families in their health care, recovery and resiliency • Respect, assess and use the cultural values, strengths, languages, and practices of individuals and families in supporting an individual’s health goals
For more information, contact: Behavioral.Health.Home.Services@state.mn.us.
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