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Quality Standards & Performance Measures

Quality standards allow performance to be measured, and measuring performance is the first step to improving behavioral health care and outcomes for individuals. Visit this library for the latest in performance metrics and quality benchmarks.

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AHRQ Releases Framework For Selecting Mental Health Mobile Apps

AHRQ Releases Framework For Selecting Mental Health Mobile Apps

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-Based Practice Center, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have released a new tool for helping to create curated lists or libraries of safe and effective mobile apps for mental health. The lists could be used by consumers, family members,…
New ICD-10 Codes For Dementia Agitation Go Into Effect October 1, 2022

New ICD-10 Codes For Dementia Agitation Go Into Effect October 1, 2022

Starting October 1, 2022, new International Classification of Disease, 10th Revision clinical modification (ICD-10 CM) codes go into effect to capture additional information on dementia conditions, including symptoms of dementia-related agitation. While previous codes identified types of dementia and whether behavioral disturbances were present, the new codes add specificity on…

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