This report discusses the Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) working with behavioral health organizations in five states to get involved with health information exchanges. Resources include: reports from each state's initiative, sample training manuals, consent forms, continuity of care documents, provider guidelines, and client brochures. Organizations can use this report as a guide to work through barriers of sharing behavioral health data.
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