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.
Primary care providers identify and engage patients in collaborative care, make diagnoses, and treat patients. This handout describes the role of the PCP in more detail.
A succinct collection of prescribing protocols for commonly prescribed psychotropic medications tailored to the outpatient setting.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a fact sheet detailing the four G codes that can be used to bill for behavioral health integration (BHI) and collaborative care management (CoCM) services.
The Patient Health Questionnaire 2 (PHQ-2) is used by some clinicians and organizations to screen patients for undiagnosed depression.
The AIMS Center published recommendations on September 8, 2015 for fee-for-service payments for psychiatric consultants and care manager functions. These comments were published in response to the CMS invitation for comments on proposed rules to cover collaborative care models for Medicare beneficiaries with common behavioral health conditions.
Patient-Centered Team Care is one of the core principles of collaborative care.
Measurement-based treatment to target is one of the core principles of good behavioral health integration, rooted in the research base of collaborative care.
A list of administrative tasks to be considered when planning an integrated care implementation.
An introduction to collaborative care told through the powerful story of Daniel.