MHA Today | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017

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CMS Releases MIPS Fact Sheets
Openings Remain In Show-Me ECHO Child Psych Clinic

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CMS Releases MIPS Fact Sheets

Staff Contact: Andrew Wheeler

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released two fact sheets about merit-based incentive payment system participation and improvement activities. CMS also released additional information about submitting data by using qualified registries and a listing of registry names.

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Openings Remain In Show-Me ECHO Child Psych Clinic

Staff Contact: Leslie Porth

Missouri Telehealth Network has a few openings remaining in the Show-Me ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) Child Psych clinic, which launches Friday, May 12. The free, six-month opportunity allows primary care providers to receive expert behavioral health specialist knowledge in accordance with American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry guidelines. An expert team led by Laine Young-Walker, M.D., Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, will provide guidance and support to busy primary care providers in a virtual learning network. Interested providers can learn about best practices and evidence-based care for children with behavioral health concerns. ECHO videoconferences are scheduled at noon on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Register online.

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Consider This ...

More than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. Prevalence in the U.S. is estimated at 1 in 68 births.

Source: Autism Society