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Missouri Medicaid Integration – Additional Resource #12

Missouri has pioneered a program for Medicaid beneficiaries with severe mental illness that is based in community mental health centers (CMHCs) and provides care coordination and disease management to address the "whole person," including both mental illness and chronic medical conditions.

Integration in Texas – Additional Resource #10

The Lubbock Regional Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center (LRMHMRC) submitted and has been awarded SAMHSA grant for a Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Project. LRMHMRC will work with the Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center to initiate a clinic that will integrate primary medical services into psychiatric/mental health services provided to consumers who have serious mental illnesses.