Follow-up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness – Quality Measure Accountability

AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation have joined organizations of the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG), led by Mental Health America (MHA),  and submitted AAHD-Lakeshore reinforcing comments to NCQA on proposed changes to the HEDIS measures on follow-up services after hospitalization and after emergency department use for mental illness. RE: National Committee for Quality Assurance; Healthcare Effectiveness and Data Information Set. AAHD is a member of the NCQA Consumer Advisory Council. Available here are the March 13 MHLG/MHA letter; March 13 AAHD-Lakeshore letter; and NCQA HEDIS measure description.