Health Homes for individuals with chronic conditions augments the State's broader efforts to integrate somatic and behavioral health services. The program targets populations with behavioral health needs who are at high risk for additional chronic conditions, including those with serious persistent mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, and opioid substance use disorders. Health Homes offer participants enhanced care coordination services from providers with whom they regularly receive care, including psychiatric rehabilitation programs, mobile treatment service providers, and opioid treatment programs. This is a community-based approach, not a residential program. Health Homes are designed to enhance person-centered care, empowering participants to manage and prevent chronic conditions in order to improve health outcomes, while reducing avoidable hospital encounters. Health Homes provide six core services, as follows:
To learn more about Maryland's Health Homes, please review the program's one-page summary. the Maryland Health Home Regulations, and the Maryland Health Home State Plan Amendment, and other resources.
The following materials and links offer additional information regarding the Health Homes program.
For questions about the Health Home program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464