This video contains interviews with real patients talking about their experiences with depression and depression treatment with a focus on older adults.
This tool is designed to help clinic support staff with answers to frequent questions they may hear from patients about the PHQ-9.
Use this worksheet to organize what resources you need and who is responsible for getting things done in order for you to launch Collaborative Care. Use as part of Step 2 in our Implementation Guide, Planning for Clinical Practice Change.
An example of a Psychiatric Consultant services agreement between a Community Mental Health Center and a Federally Qualified Health Center for organizations that may be interested in contracting for Psychiatric Consult services.
Please note: Contract language and template example is provided with permission from Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care.
It is important to consider all the ways in which delivering effective, measurement-based integrated behavioral health treatment will add value to your organization. This resource can help you think about common domains of integrated care as you plan to launch your model of care.
Ensuring that a patient understands the Collaborative Care (CoCM) program before agreeing to participate is a crucial task for primary care providers. This resource provides general guidance on obtaining verbal consent from patients to participate in CoCM. Please note that these are general tips and that specific consent requirements may vary by state and patient insurance.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) answers frequently asked questions about billing Medicare for care management services in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).
A description of seven funding mechanisms for depression care management.
A report published by SAMHSA that seeks "solutions to the barriers to the reimbursement of mental health services in primary care settings, specifically reimbursement by Medicare and Medicaid."
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 Model (CoCM) services.