Behavioral Health Call Today at Noon ET: Strategic Priorities for PCPCC


PCPCC's Behavioral Health Special Interest Group (SIG)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 @ 12:00-1:00PM ET
Call-In: 712-432-0900, Access Code: 868853#

NOTE: To minimize background noise, please mute your line when not speaking. Press *6 to mute and *6 again to unmute your line.
Call Agenda
I.  Welcome & Introductions (12:00-12:05pm ET)
  • PCPCC announcements and housekeeping
    • PCPCC Congressional Hill Briefing on Jan 30th, 11:30-1pm ET in DC.  Learn more & register here.
    • Newest PCPCC publication due out Dec 11th.  Interprofessional Primary Care Training.  Learn more here.
    • Recap from PCPCC's Annual Fall Conference last week.
  • Moderator, Dr. CJ Peek, to outline purpose of call
II.  PCPCC's 2015 Annual Evidence Report: Appendix on BH Outcomes (12:05-12:25pm ET)
  • Download DRAFT Appendix here.
  • See last year's report here.
  • Feedback needed from the SIG:
    • What type of information & overall messages should be included?
    • What programs do we want to feature as mini case studies?
    • What behavioral health metrics should we highlight?
III.  Strategic Planning Discussion (12:25-12:55pm ET)
  • Purpose: Help PCPCC focus its strategic plan to reflect important tasks / steps related to behavioral health as part of PCMH development.
  • Background:
    • PCPCC going through strategic planning process (Nov 2014 - April 2015).
    • We want to ensure behavioral health is included in the plan.
    • Reminder that PCPCC does these 4 things: Convene, Collect, Disseminate, Advocate
  • Discussion Points:
    • How does behavioral health belong in the work of PCPCC's 5 Stakeholder Centers?
      • Advocacy & Public Policy Center
      • Care Delivery & Integration Center
      • Employers & Purchasers Center
      • Outcomes & Evaluation Center
      • Patients, Families & Consumers Center
    • Example Ideas:
      • Patients: Take steps to help patients understand and demand better integrated BH as a standard of care in the PCMH - use stories that demonstrate the real value in having BH appropriately part of what PCMH can readily do.
      • Outcomes: Develop and include some measures or indicators for how well BH is integrated in PCMH practices.
      • Employers: Include the business case for integrated BH in financial/benefits conversations, reports and recommendations.
  • Open Discussion
IV. Closing Remarks & Announcements (12:55-1:00pm ET)

REMINDER: Join us on Wed, Dec 17th @ Noon ET for our next Behavioral Health SIG call.
News & Resources
SAMHSA Recruiting Peer Reviewers: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is recruiting individuals interested in being peer reviewers for the upcoming grant review season.  SAMHSA is specifically focused on identifying individuals with expertise in the integration of primary care, including HIV care, with mental health and substance abuse treatment.  If interested, please contact Beverly Vayhinger at [email protected]

Promoting Physical and Behavioral Health Integration: Considerations for Aligning Federal and State Policy. NASHP, Nov 2014.
Upcoming PCPCC Events
Webinar: Interprofessional Training for Team-Based Primary Care featuring Marci Nielsen, CEO of PCPCC and Barbara Brandt, Director of National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Dec 11, 2014, 3:00-4:00pm ET.  Registration coming soon!

Congressional Hill Briefing: PCPCC's Annual Review of the PCMH's Impact on Cost & Quality. Jan 30th, 11:30-1:00pm ET. Washington, DC. (open to the public, space limited).  Register
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