The Patient Health Questionnaire 2 (PHQ-2) is used by some clinicians and organizations to screen patients for undiagnosed depression.
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.
Patient-Centered Team Care is one of the core principles of collaborative care.
A list of administrative tasks to be considered when planning an integrated care implementation.
An introduction to collaborative care told through the powerful story of Daniel.
An outline of what a care manager should be prepared to discuss about a patient with a psychiatric consultant during a consultation.
Collaborative depression care delivered before cardiovascular disease onset halved the excess risk of hard cardiovascular disease events among older, depressed patients. The findings raise the possibility that the IMPACT intervention could be used as a cardiovascular disease primary prevention strategy.
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).
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.