The development of joint principles: integrating behavioral health care into the patient-centered medical home

Fam Syst Health. 2014 Jun;32(2):153. doi: 10.1037/h0099810.


This article describes the development of the Joint Principles of The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the Working Party Group on Integrated Behavioral Healthcare. The Joint Principles establish the primacy of integrated behavioral health care as a core principle of the PCMH.

MeSH terms

  • Health Care Reform
  • Humans
  • Mental Health*
  • Patient-Centered Care / methods*
  • Primary Health Care / methods*