This paper was released by the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW) on August 5, 2015. Changes are occurring across the healthcare landscape, with a significant focus on integration of behavioral and physical health. This paper is intended to help inform these efforts by focusing on the long history ABHW members have with behavioral health integration. Having managed mental health benefits, substance use disorder benefits, and now integrated behavioral health benefits, managed behavioral healthcare organizations (MBHOs), whether carve-out entities or health plans with their own internal specialty organization for behavioral healthcare, are experts in blending services to meet . . .