Bipartisan Policy Center to Release New Report on Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care

Public is Invited to Attend March 31 Online Report Release and Briefing

In addition to PCC’s new report on the integration of oral health and primary care, which will be released March 31 at an online briefing (information and registration), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is also releasing a new report on the same day on the integration with primary care of another critical area: behavioral health.

The report is produced by the BPC’s Behavioral Health Integration Task Force, which invites the public to attend its online release event, Wednesday, March 31, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. ET. (immediately following the release of PCC’s new report).

The report’s recommendations for advancing behavioral health and primary care address barriers through improving payment delivery, expanding and training the behavioral health workforce, and removing obstacles to telehealth and technology. Among those contributing to the report were Mental Health America, a PCC Executive Member.

Included in the event are members of the task force: Regina Benjamin, MD, 18th U.S. Surgeon General; Founder and CEO, Bayou Clinic, Inc.; Richard G. Frank, PhD, Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics, Harvard University; Patrick Kennedy, Former U.S. Representative; Founder, The Kennedy Forum; and John. E. Sununu, Former U.S. Senator.

Register to attend the Bipartisan Policy Center's online release event for its new report.

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