Overview of Health Complexity and the Interaction Between Physical and Behavioral Health Conditions
To define “health complexity” and the importance of medical and “behavioral health” information in value-based, integrated case management.
To describe the adverse interaction of physical and behavioral health disorders in adults/elderly and children/youth with health complexity.
To discuss the difficulty in delivering concurrent and coordinated treatment for physical and behavioral health disorders and their impact on health and cost outcomes.
To summarize the potential value of physical and behavioral health service integration and corresponding value-based integrated case management.
KeywordsHealth complexity Care delivery integration Value-based integrated case management Medical and behavioral interaction Independent behavioral health delivery Health and cost outcomes
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