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Report Estimates Substantial Economic Impact of Integrated Care
Psychiatric Services 2014; doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.655News1
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Effective integration of general medical and behavioral health care could save $26 to $48 billion in U.S. health care costs each year, according to a report by Milliman, Inc., that was commissioned by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and released at a roundtable event held April 4 in downtown Washington, D.C. The estimated savings would come from lower costs of care for people with chronic general medical conditions who also have a behavioral disorder and from reductions in use of facility-based care (hospitals and emergency rooms) by individuals with behavioral disorders whose care is not adequately coordinated in the primary or specialty setting.

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