High Priority MeasureYes
SpecialtyMental/Behavioral Health Pediatrics
The percentage of discharges for patients 6 years of age and older who were hospitalized for treatment of selected mental illness diagnoses and who had an outpatient visit, an intensive outpatient encounter or partial hospitalization with a mental health practitioner. Two rates are reported:
- The percentage of discharges for which the patient received follow-up within 30 days of discharge.
- The percentage of discharges for which the patient received follow-up within 7 days of discharge