Date of Publication:

July 21, 2010

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the July 21, 2010 Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable entitled "Primary and Behavioral Health Services: A Community Health Center Paradigm."

This Roundtable addressed some of the policy issues that must be resolved in order to effectively integrate primary and behavioral health care, as well as the many challenges and solutions to financing these efforts at the local, state, and national level.

Speakers included Dennis Freeman, CEO, Cherokee Health Systems; Alexander Blount, Director, University of Massachusetts Medical School Primary Care Behavioral Health; Peggy Clark, Technical Director for Managed Care, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Nancy Kirchner, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and Mary Rainwater, Project Director, California Integrated Behavioral Health Project.

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