The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) answers frequently asked questions about billing Medicare for behavioral health integration (BHI) services using the four CMS BHI codes.
After the deaths of her daughter and her husband, Elizabeth struggled with depression for over 20 years but finally found relief.
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.
Collaborative care is beneficial to primary care providers and their patients because it offers access to experts, the collaboration of a team, and improved behavioral health care.
A literature review, led by John Fortney, PhD, examined theoretical and empirical support for measurement-based care (MBC) and found that MBC is at a tipping point in the mental health care field.
The video, "A Tipping Point for Measurement-Based Care," created by the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, summarizes this literature review.
This observational study found that antipsychotic prescribing fell significatly across Washington State following the implementation of child and adolescent psychiatry consultation services.