Bridging the gap between behavioral, primary healthcare for low-income patients
Health Affairs Blog
A traditionally marginalized component of the healthcare system, mental health and substance use issues have long been treated separately from physical health — despite the fact that we know they can have an impact on our physical well-being. Bridging the divide between behavioral and primary health care not only makes sense, it's what patients want. Recent Blue Shield of California Foundation research reveals that low-income patients prefer to receive behavioral health services in the same setting as they receive their primary care.
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