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.
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.
Illustrates the initial and ongoing team building and workflow task development process in Collaborative Care focusing on the role of the psychiatric consultant.
Reviews principles of goal setting and the development of care plans for common primary care presentations.