CARE COORDINATION (CC)
Our Care Coordination program is designed to link individuals with services in the community to reduce their need for higher levels of care and provide support and guidance through their recovery process. It is intended to be a short-term service striving to get the individual back on their own two feet by increasing self-sufficiency.
CARE COORDINATION PROVIDES
CARE COORDINATION FAQS
Pursuant to s. 394.9082(3)(c), F.S., the Department has defined several priority populations to benefit from Care Coordination.
- Adults with a serious mental illness (SMI), substance use disorder (SUD), or co‐occurring disorders who demonstrate high utilization of acute care services, including crisis stabilization, inpatient, and inpatient detoxification services. For the purposes of this document, high utilization is defined as:
- Adults with three (3) or more acute care admissions within 180 days; or
- Adults with acute care admissions that last 16 days or longer.
- Adults with three (3) or more evaluations at an acute care facility within 180 days, regardless of admission
- Adults with a SMI awaiting placement in a state mental health treatment facility (SMHTF) or awaiting discharge from a SMHTF back to the community. Also see Incorporated Document 8 regarding SMHTF admissions and discharges.
Yes. In order to receive Care Coordination services, you must be referred through our outside providers (I.e., Baptist Health, MHRC, Wekiva Springs, Gateway, UF Health, or Nassau County Jail/Court programs) or internally after completing our Open Access process.
No. Care Coordination services are free.
Yes. Children are eligible for Care Coordination services. The Care Coordinator or Peer Specialist will work closely with the family or guardian to ensure the child is linked to all services needed.
CARE COORDINATION RESULTS
Our Care Coordination Program is proven to reduce recidivism in the Baptist Medical Center Nassau Emergency Department.