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A patient handout to explain the value in scheduling daily activities.

The PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5) is a 20-item self-report measure that assesses DSM-5 symptoms of PTSD. This measure was developed by staff at the Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center for PTSD. It is free for qualified health professionals and researchers to use.

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) is a 10-item screening tool for use in primary care settings to assess alcohol consumption, drinking behaviors, and alcohol-related problems. The AUDIT has been validated across genders and in a wide range of racial and ethnic groups. There is a both clinician administered version and a patient self-report version.

A succinct collection of prescribing protocols for commonly prescribed psychotropic medications tailored to the outpatient setting.

Since hosting monthly finance office hours, the AIMS Center has compiled the most commonly asked questions and their answers. Answers address a variety of billing and financing topics including, reimbursement, the CoCM team, general BHI code, patient cost, registry options, telehealth, time tracking and more. 

Updated 07/02/2021

The AIMS Caseload Tracker is a secure web-based registry for managing behavioral health caseloads in integrated care settings. It is used alongside your Electronic Health Record to provide powerful tracking and reporting functions:

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.

Last updated: 4/26/2021

A column describing policy and program initiatives implemented by the New York State Office of Mental Health to enhance integration of general medical and behavioral health services throughout the state public mental health system. Mentions the Collaborative Care Model, IMPACT, and the AIMS Center.

Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team to patients.

Educating your patients about Collaborative Care and what they can expect from it is crucial to having Collaborative Care work well. Patient engagement and ownership of their care plan are key aspects of Patient-Centered Team Care, one of the five principles of Collaborative Care. Use this template to introduce your Collaborative Care team in Spanish to patients.