Using a registry tool that tracks clinical outcomes for populations of patients and supports systematic changes in treatment for patients who are not improving as expected is an essential part of successful Collaborative Care programs.
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.
In November 2017, 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 Managerment, and the Collaborative Care Model.
Please note: This cheat sheet was updated on November 14, 2017 to reflect the publication of the final rules.
After the deaths of her daughter and her husband, Elizabeth struggled with depression for over 20 years but finally found relief.
This two page cheat sheet summarizes the AMA CPT® codes for Behavioral Health Integration services.
Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team to patients.
A survey published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal found that a significant number of women failed to disclose postpartum mood disorder symptoms to their healthcare providers and explored the barriers to disclosing symptoms.
This retrospective study in Ontario, Canada found that the perinatal and one-year postpartum suicide rate was comparable to international estimates.
This article presents ways to address the challenges of implementing collaborative care in low- and middle-income countries using experiences from three large-scale implementations in India and Nepal.
The Generalized Anxiety Disorder subscale of the Patient Health Questionnaire (GAD-7) is a quick and easy tool to help identify patients with anxiety and monitor treatment response.