Behavioral health issues such as depression, insomnia, and addiction are very common and contribute heavily to high healthcare costs and poor physical health. Yet only 20 percent of adult patients with behavioral health issues are seen by specialists. Instead, patients prefer the convenience, discretion, and familiarity of their primary care setting.
Your primary care providers are busy enough treating physical health.
IHC Associates is a group of behavioral health therapists who co-locate in medical clinics to improve outcomes and ease the burden of care for PCPs. As healthcare organizations across the country move toward the medical home model, having behavioral healthcare in your clinic will be crucial to containing costs and maintaining quality service.