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Mental Health Follow-up Measures I: Timeliness of follow-up visits following hospital discharge of children with a primary mental health diagnosis

Numerator: The specified presence, absence, date and specified characteristics of specified followup visits with specified primary care or mental health providers in specified time frames following hospital discharge

Denominator Statement: Children with evidence of qualifying discharges using the specified mix of codes (e.g.ICD-9, CPT)

Measure Set: PQMP

Data Source: Administrative DataHealth Plan/Insurance Data

Target Population: Adolescents, Children

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Health Service Utilization, Mental, relational, emotional, and behavioral health services

Additional Information: http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/factsheets/index.html#tab1

Keywords: Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health

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