In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.
This training module explores the role of the psychiatric consultant on a Collaborative Care team. Primarily intended for the psychiatric consultant but relevant to the entire clinical team. 22 minutes.
A guide to building a clinical team and developing an effective clinical workflow.
Use this questionnaire to help you think about your organization's ability to successfully implement Collaborative Care.
To be used in conjunction with the Patient Tracking Spreadsheet.
A guide containing tips and best practices for navigating the patient tracking spreadsheet functionality.
The AIMS Center offers a Microsoft Excel®-based patient tracking spreadsheet for providers that takes minimal upfront investment and can support Collaborative Care functions such as patient and caseload progress tracking.
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.
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.
Last updated: February 7, 2018
This two page cheat sheet summarizes the AMA CPT codes for Behavioral Health Integration services.