The Connecting Care model (Independent
Practice Integrated Care - IPIC) is being developed by AMHA-USA,
AMHA-OR and MRI adn was created in response to
government-mandated changes to health deliverythast impact both the
public and commercial payors and providers. It is being
developed so that independent mental health providers can participate
in mental health delivery in the evolving system.
is defined by the “Triple Aim” of the Affordable Care Act as measures
of (1) access, (2) improved group health and well-being and (3)
management or containment of cost.
The model used for IPIC is called
“Connecting Care” and was created by Mentor Research Institute.
education information on the Connecting Care project
These programs are co-sponsored by AMHA-OR and Mentor Research
Institute. Mentor Research Institute is approved by the American
Psychological Association to provide continuing education for
psychologists. Mentor Research Institute maintains
responsibility for the program and its content..