National Committee for Quality Assurance

Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 13 years of age and older with a new episode of alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following. Two rates are reported.

a. Percentage of patients who initiated treatment within 14 days of the diagnosis.

b. Percentage of patients who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional services with an AOD diagnosis within 30 days of the initiation visit.

Maternal Depression Screening

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

The percentage of children who turned 6 months of age during the measurement year, who had a face-to-face visit between the clinician and the child during child's first 6 months, and who had a maternal depression screening for the mother at least once between 0 and 6 months of life.