Behavioral Health Home (BHH) Services

Overview
Behavioral Health Home Certification

Certified Behavioral Health Home Providers

Consumer Resources

Provider Resources

Stakeholder and Community Engagement

Overview

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.

    Guiding principles

    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
  • Additional Information

  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Section 2703 Health Homes) (PDF)
  • SAMHSA Health Homes and Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration
  • Medicaid.gov Health Homes - Federal information about Health Homes
  • Contact

    For more information, contact: Behavioral.Health.Home.Services@state.mn.us.

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