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2021 MIPS IA_BMH_5: MDD prevention and treatment interventions

Activity ID

IA_BMH_5

Activity Weighting

Medium

Subcategory Name

Behavioral and Mental Health

Activity Description

Major depressive disorder: Regular engagement of MIPS eligible clinicians or groups in integrated prevention and treatment interventions, including suicide risk assessment (refer to NQF #0104) for mental health patients with co-occurring conditions of behavioral or mental health conditions.

Objective

Increase patient-centered support and treatment for patients with conditions of behavioral or mental health conditions to prevent severe depression and suicide.

Suggested Documentation

Demonstration of regular engagement in prevention and treatment interventions including suicide risk assessment for mental health patients with conditions of behavioral or mental health. Include all of the following elements:

1) Identification of patients with behavioral or mental health conditions and depression risk factors – Report from the electronic health record (EHR), qualified clinical data registry (QCDR), clinical registry or other system demonstrating that the eligible clinician tracks patients with conditions of behavioral health or mental health and with risk factors for depression; AND
2) Evidence of screening – Report from the electronic health record (EHR), qualified clinical data registry (QCDR), clinical registry, or documentation from medical charts showing regular practice for screening, including suicide risk assessment for mental health patients with behavioral or mental health disorders; AND
3) Evidence of prevention and treatment – Report from EHR, QCDR, clinical registry, or documentation from medical charts showing patients receiving prevention and/or treatment services based on screening results.

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