Providing quality services focused on meeting the mental health needs of individuals and the community.
Integrated Health Services (IHS) will serve individuals who are experiencing mental health conditions that cause impairment in daily functioning .
Persons who are covered by Magellan Behavioral Health, Medicaid or the Iowa Wellness Plan may be eligible to participate in this program.
Center Associates may be providing behavioral health care to some of these individuals. However, if the patient is getting care elsewhere, IHS is able to partner with other providers to form a professional service team.
The IHS team is responsible for overseeing the total care of the individual. The IHS team provides health prevention and promotion, care coordination among providers, and referrals to community re-sources so that individuals and families do not have to navigate services on their
Center Associates has developed a team of professionals working together to provide patient-centered coordinated care for anyone experiencing a mental health condition that is causing impairment in their daily functioning.
Our goal is to ensure that the individual receives optimal care by taking responsibility for the communication and collaboration among members of an individual’s health care team. Family doctors, mid level providers, specialists, therapists, facilities administra-tors, social workers, nurses, peer and/or family support special-ists and family members may be a part of the health care team.
The IHS team will work towards integrating medical and mental heath services to help eliminate information gaps and ensure bet-ter communication between