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Anxiety In Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Fact Sheet

This infographic provides information on recognizing when anxiety becomes prominent in clinical depression and how to take steps toward getting …

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Digital Technologies For Substance Use Disorder

Arturo C. Taca, MD, Psychiatrist & Medical Director, INSynergy Treatment Center, describes the unmet treatment needs in addiction and mental …

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NAMI: Mental Health Care Matters

Mental health treatment-therapy, medication and self-care, have made recovery a reality for most people experiencing mental illness. Although taking the …

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Homeless Consumers With Chronic Mental Illness Have 32% Higher Health Costs Than Those Supportive Housing

In Maricopa County, Arizona, individuals with chronic mental illness (CMI) who experienced chronic homelessness have a 32% higher average health …

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Shared Decision-Making & Supporting Changes In Treatment

Explore the integration of shared decision-making into treatment plans to help patients achieve daily small steps to improve and maintain …

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Psychiatric Advance Directive Fact Sheet

This is a downloadable text document on Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD). This material is expected to serve as an introductory …

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Quality Assurance Initiatives In Psychiatric Pharmacy

In this presentation, Melissa Mitchell, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, BCGP and Andrew Williams, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP address administrative, regulatory, and clinical …

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Behavioral Health HEDIS® Measures: An Annual Update From NCQA©

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) collects information on the performance of health care service delivery from health plans …

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New Service Lines, New Measures

As executive teams look to diversify, there is one challenge that comes with every new service—identifying and managing new performance …

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NCQA Adjusts HEDIS Quality Measures Due To COVID-19 Pandemic-Driven Telehealth Surge

On June 5, 2020, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced adjustments to 40 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information …

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Humana & National Quality Forum Say New Value-Based Payment Models Should Include Social Risks

As payers move toward population-based payment models, the National Qualify Forum (NQF) and Humana believe that the models should evaluate …

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National Quality Forum Endorses Four Behavioral Health Measures

National Quality Forum recently endorsed four behavioral health quality measures. The measures address maximum hours of physical restraint use or …

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Primary Care Physician Practices Needed A Median Of 8.2 Months To Report Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

Primary care physician (PCP) practices reporting on electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) for an evidence-based cardiovascular care approach took a …

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NQF Recommendations For Social Determinants Includes Standardized Measures & Value-Based Payment

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has recommended policy alignment, payment innovation, and standardizing data collection in effort to address social …

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How Do Medicaid Directors Think About Quality, Budgets, & Innovation?

I think that the executives managing Medicaid programs have one of the toughest jobs in the field. All the regulations, …

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Health Plans Using Innovation, Collaboration To Address Quality Measures

With nearly 90% of the U.S. population insured through managed care, there is fierce competition among health plans to demonstrate …

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Practical Application Of Tools For Measurement-Based Care: CIDI-3.0

In this series of interviews, Sloan Manning, MD, discusses a variety of screening tools that may be used in primary …

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Practical Application Of Tools For Measurement-Based Care: WHO-5

In this series of interviews, Sloan Manning, MD, discusses a variety of screening tools that may be used in primary …

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CMS Deletes 18 Performance Measures From Quality & Value-Based Purchasing Programs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has deleted 18 performance measures from four performance measurement programs. The four …

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Achieving Superior Quality Scores: How Health Plans Tailor Interventions Across Members & Markets

Health plans are continually working to measure quality, and reshaping behavioral health care delivery through initiatives aimed at improving outcomes, …

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