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Triple Aim Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Care Infographic AHA/HPOE (September 23, 2016)

CMS extends deadline for IPF, inpatient elective delivery measures (July 15, 2016)

CMS postpones data collection for three IPF quality reporting measures (June 9, 2016)

More mental health care covered by insurance, but disparities in treatment persist (June 8, 2016)

AHA Comments on Psychiatric Quality Measures:  Transitions

Letter: AHA urges reassessment of HCAHPS survey pain questions (April 28, 2016)

Triple Aim Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Care, American Hospital Association/HPOE  (February 2016)

Fixing Behavioral Health Care in America: A National Call for Measurement-Based Care in the Delivery of Behavioral Health Services, The Kennedy Forum (December 2015)

Joint association letter to CMS on the NQF Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Quality Reporting program (IPF QR) measures

The Kennedy Forum’s latest policy issue brief in our series, “A National Call for Measurement-Based Care in the Delivery of Behavioral Health Services.”
 

CMS Newsletter for the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program - Volume 1: Issue 1

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program Data Accuracy and Completeness Acknowledgement for FY 2014

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program FY 2014 HBIPS Structural Measures Data Collection Tool

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program Notice of Participation

AHA Regulatory Advisory, May 21, 2013 Members Only

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) Quality Reporting (QR) Program Overview

Telligen:  CMS support contractor for Education & Communications of IPF QR

Support weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT: Phone: (888) 961-6425

E-mail: IPF-PCHQRSupport@telligen.org

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AHA Regulatory Advisory, August 17, 2012 Members Only

AHA's Briefing Call:  How to Prepare Your Hospital:  Collect & Report Mandated Quality Measures for Psychiatric Hospitals and Units in General Hospitals Paid Under IPF PPS Members Only

Psychiatric Core Measures, TJC, and HHS: Implications for Behavioral Health

 

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