On March 9, 2015, the National Quality Forum (NQF) announced it had endorsed 17 health care quality measures related to behavioral health conditions. Nine of the newly endorsed measures reflect diabetes and cardiovascular risk reduction for the high-risk subpopulation of people with serious mental illness (SMI). Of the 17 endorsed measures, 12 are new and five are previously endorsed measures. NQF will accept appeals through April 7, 2015.
The endorsed measures, and the measure developers, are as follows:
- Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed ADHD Medication developed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)—The percentage . . .