Healthy in Mind, Body and Spirit: The Case Manager’s Role in Behavioral Healthcare Integration


Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD and Robert Fortini, PNP

Learning Objectives

  • Describe three ways behavioral health is fragmented in health care delivery;
  • Discuss new models of care that better integrate behavioral health;
  • Explain recommendations to better integrate behavioral health across health care;
  • Identify the appropriate population for care and for according referral;
  • Address obstacles to care delivery, including but not limited to simple compliance, transportation, caregiver roles and other factors that can contribute to an appointment "no-show;" and
  • Discuss obstacles to appropriate payment in a "fee for service" environment and implications in a "fee for value" environment.