Despite the surging need for behavioral health care in the wake of the pandemic, many perennial challenges remain, including reimbursement inconsistency across payers and sites of care, ongoing provider shortages, and the siloing of physical and mental health care services.
But the pandemic has also opened new access points for telehealth and digital behavioral health care. And providers have new ways to better manage behavioral health needs through more traditional venues—including the primary care setting.
To determine primary care provider's willingness and readiness to take on a greater role in behavioral health care, Advisory Board conducted a survey of 300 PCPs. Advisory Board’s 2021 Primary Care Physician Behavioral Health Survey uncovered that many primary care providers lack the time, finances, training, and support resources to integrate behavioral health into their practice.
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