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Implementing the Collaborative Care Model

Collaborative Care Implementation Guide

Developed by the AIMS Center at the University of Washington, this guide is an introduction to the process of implementing Collaborative Care, from what Collaborative Care is to monitoring outcomes once the CoCM is in place.  Each step contains learning objectives along with materials to help you achieve them.  

Psychiatric Consultant Role and Job Description

The psychiatric consultant supports the prescribing medical provider and behavioral health care manager in treating patients with behavioral health problems.  This resource includes a description of duties, responsibilities, resource requirements and typical workload of a psychiatric consultant.

FAQs for PCPs

Answers to frequently asked questions for primary care physicians to clarify elements of behavioral health integration.

Financial Modeling Workbook

Developed in collaboration with the AIMS Center at University of Washington and the Institute for Family Health, the Financial Modeling Workbook helps practices more accurately:

  • Estimate visit volume and the number of patients served;
  • Define and analyze how much time staff engage in key integrated care tasks; and
  • Estimate fee-for-service and Collaborative Care code potential revenues.

Webinar: Introduction to the Financial Modeling Workbook

APA hosted a webinar to introduce the Financial Modeling Workbook which helps to assist practices in determining their net financial impact of implementing collaborative care.  

APA Monthly Office Hours

The APA SAN offers monthly office hours on the first Wednesday of the month – this is an opportunity to ask experts questions related to implementation of Collaborative Care Model, including CPT coding, documentation, and more.

Office Hours Dial-In Information
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