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Behavior health training and services available to PCPs

07/05/2018

There’s help for primary care providers seeking behavioral health training, services and tools to help them manage the care of ConnectiCare members. Optum, ConnectiCare’s behavioral health benefit and network manager, offers the services of a provider integration resource specialist, who can:

  • Connect patients to Optum behavioral health resources and as well as resources in the community.
  • Help develop or enhance medical behavioral integration within the primary care setting.
  • Assess the practice’s integration strengths and gaps and provide training and support to address the gaps.
  • Train all providers and staff on behavioral health topics relevant to their patient population.

To find out more or seek integration support services, you can contact Jacqueline O. Berkowitz, LCSW, provider integration resource specialist at jacqueline.berkowitz@optum.com or 860-702-5185