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Office of Mental Health

Geriatric Technical Assistance

Geriatric Health Integration Planning Guide

In 2013, the Geriatric Technical Assistance Center (GTAC) developed a planning guide entitled Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Services for Older Adults: Options for New York State Providers.

The 27-page guide Leaving OMH site helps health care providers in New York State begin or continue their integration journey with information and resources for success.

The Report includes:

  • A Standard Framework for Levels of Integrated Health Care
  • Three options for integrating physical health care into mental health clinic settings and three options for integrating behavioral health care into primary care clinic settings
  • Important financing factors to consider
  • An overview of Medicare and Medicare Part B services
  • Links to outside resources

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Bureau of Program and Policy Development/Division of Adult Services.