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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.

An article published in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Sevices' payment codes for behavioral health integration.

An example of a Microsoft Excel®-based tracking system that can be used to fulfill one of the core principles of Collaborative Care, measurement-based, treatment-to-target.

This meta-analysis reviewed existing literature on the effectiveness of collaborative care interventions on depression symptoms for patients with cancer.

Care Managers in the Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) Initiative were surveyed to determine how the way they implemented COMPASS related to patient outcomes.

An evaluation of the impact and outcomes of the Care of Mental, Physical, and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) initiative.

Researchers evaluated clinician burnout and satisfaction in care for complex patients in the Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) initiative.

Collaborative care management was shown to improve the time to remission and shorten the duration of depressive symptoms in patients diagnosed with depression.

This General Hospital Psychiatry article describes the implementation of the Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-Use Syndromes (COMPASS) Initiative across 18 medical groups and 172 clinics across eight states.

To be used in conjunction with the Patient Tracking Spreadsheet.

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