People with Mental Health Problems Benefit from Having Medical Home

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<p>For U.S. adults with mental health issues, enrollment in a patient-centered medical home appears to be associated with better care experiences, a new analysis finds. In their blog post, The Commonwealth Fund’s Rose Kleiman, Susan Hayes, and Clare Churchouse present international survey data showing that medical homes, where clinicians working in teams provide patients with comprehensive care, can help address the care coordination and access problems people with mental health problems too often face.</p><p>In an effort to improve access to services, federal and state health agencies in the U.S. are increasingly seeking to integrate primary care and mental health care.</p> Read the post