The Care Management Tracking System (CMTS) is a web-based registry that facilitates a shared care plan to collaboratively treat common medical and behavioral health conditions.
There are different ways to bill for integrated behavioral health care depending on your model and staffing. This handout gives a brief overview of basic CPT and Medicare billing codes for behavioral health integration and collaborative care.
Remember to check with your state and all payers to determine the necessary qualifications for the designated billing providers. Not all states or payers reimburse for every code.
Last Updated: 8/31/2020
These guidelines will help behavioral health care managers approximate the size of their caseload based on the complexity of the clinic's population.
A worksheet that allows each member of a care team to think about what Collaborative Care roles they currently practice. Part of our Team Building and Workflow Guide.
A brief highlighting Collaborative Care as one approach to implementing integrated care under the Medicaid health homes authority.
This two page handout summarizes the AMA CPT codes for Behavioral Health Integration services.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published final rules that allow Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to bill for Behavioral Health Integration services, Chronic Care Management, and the Collaborative Care Model.
Last updated: 4/10/20
This paper by David J. Katzelnick, MD and Mark. D. Williams, MD explores large-scale dissemination of the Collaborative Care model. The authors agree that there is enough of an evidence base proving that the model works and that the problem lies in the implementation science and dissemination knowledge base.
The Clinic Implementation Team Lead facilitates implementation and leads the Clinic Implementation Team (CIT). The CIT is created when a medical practice is planning to implement Collaborative Care. This document outlines the CIT Leads' key responsibilities, as well as the personal and professional characteristics that are most desirable in this role.
Last updated: 4/3/20