A majority of patients treated in a primary care setting have a physical ailment that is affected by stress, difficulty maintaining a healthy lifestyle or a psychological disorder. We understand that behavioral health disorders also are often underdiagnosed. Patients need the support of a behavioral health clinician to achieve optimal treatment outcomes. It can be clinically effective, as well as cost effective, to integrate behavioral health clinicians within primary medical care.
To further this goal, we created the Aetna Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Program.
Here’s how the program works:
The relationship between a primary care doctor and behavioral health clinicians makes for a successful approach. As part of this program, we help to make the connection seamless by:
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*If additional behavioral health services are required beyond the three initial visits, the patient can be referred to an in-network community provider or continue to see the integrated behavioral health clinician outside the primary care setting.
This information is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to direct treatment decisions or offer medical advice. Aetna does not provide health care services and cannot guarantee any results or outcomes. All patient care and related decisions are the sole responsibility of the treating provider.