NCQA Distinction in Behavioral Health Integration helps primary care practices better integrate behavioral healthcare into their practices. This Distinction acknowledges PCMH recognized practices that excel in this area.
NCQA Distinction in Behavioral Health Integration is available to NCQA-Recognized PCMHs. Standards are based on input from clinicians and thought leaders and on industry best practices.
Primary care practices can download the standards, perform a gap analysis and implement changes to align with the standard requirements. Practices submit evidence to NCQA to validate alignment with the standards to earn distinction.