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Integrated Behavioral Health: Primary Care Coding Guidelines Webinar

Webinar  - 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Does your primary care clinic struggle with billing for integrated behavioral health services? To address this need, behavioral health leaders, including providers and billing experts, have worked to produce a Coding Guidelines tool to share optimal billing practices for Medicaid and Medicare. Join these experts to review the tool and discuss how practices in Oregon have developed processes to bill for these services.

Core Competencies for Behavioral Health Providers Working in Primary Care External Link

Articles & Reports - October 11, 2016
Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center -

Competence as a licensed behavioral health provider working in primary care refers to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes—and their interconnectedness—that allow an individual to perform the tasks and roles in that setting. This report outlines the eight core competencies for licensed behavioral health providers working in primary care that were established at the Colorado Consensus Conference in November, 2015.

Get Help to Perform Depression Screenings External Link

Tools & Guides - October 11, 2016
HealthInsight -

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that all adults be screened for depression in primary care. HealthInsight worked with primary care practices and inpatient psychiatric facilities to improve behavioral health for older adults, and presented a four-part webinar series, designed to help clinics implement or improve behavioral health screening processes. The recordings can be found off this page.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Addiction Treatment in Primary Care

Expert Interview - September 26, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Brad Anderson, MD from Kaiser Permanente Northwest as he discusses addiction and substance use treatment in primary care.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Trillium Integration Incubator Project

Expert Interview - September 24, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Lynnea Lindsey-Pengelly, PhD, MSCP from Trillium Behavioral Health as she discusses the Trillium Integration Incubator Project.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Behavioral Health & Primary Care - Part Two

Expert Interview - September 24, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. This video features Julie Oyemaja, PsyD from Multnomah County Health Department, Christine Pierson, MD from Mosaic Medical, and Kimberly Swanson, PhD from St. Charles Family Care & The Center for Women's Health as they discuss their experience with behavioral health integration in primary care.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Behavioral Health & Primary Care - Part One

Expert Interview - September 24, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Lance McQuillan, MD from the Corvallis Clinic and Mark Helm, MD and Ken Carlson, MD from Childhood Health Associates of Salem as they discuss their experience with behavioral health integration in primary care.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Behavioral Health for Older Adults

Expert Interview - September 23, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Nirmala Dhar, LCSW from the Oregon Health Authority as she discusses behavioral health integration for older adults.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Behavioral Health in Women's Care Settings

Expert Interview - September 16, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Kimberly Swanson, PhD from St. Charles Family Care & The Center for Women's Health as she discusses behavioral health integration in women's care.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Student Practicums

Expert Interview - September 14, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Childhood Health Associates of Salem and highlights their student practicum program and how it has helped with their behavioral health integration.