PCMH Western PA Learning Session 8.17.21

August 17, 2021

These sessions will focus on the continuum of mental health and substance misuse services and the roles of and best practices for PCMHs across this continuum.

 

Registration: https://www.tomorrowshealthcare.org/pcmh-2021-08-17

Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92365582575?pwd=UVVWZVM5T3ZZQmZSdlFkSU5nZU9kdz09

 

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. to 8:35 a.m. – Welcome & Overview of the HealthChoices PCMH Expectations – Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative 

8:35 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. – PCMH Report Outs

Each PCMH responds to the following questions: 
What are the primary external resources that you use to support your patients with mental health and substance misuse needs?
What have been the wins and challenges in connecting patients with these resources?

9:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. – The Continuum of Behavioral Health and Services – Behavioral HealthChoices MCO presenter(s)

What is the continuum of mental health and substance misuse needs and how is each part of the continuum defined (e.g., from no use to SUD and from healthy mental health functioning to SMI)? 
Along the continuum of needs, what are the corresponding services and levels of care (including COEs for OUD)?
What additional community supports and services are available (e.g., peer support and CRSs, social/human services, and peer support groups)?


9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. – The Role of Primary Care: Approaches for Addressing Mental Health and Substance Misuse Across the Continuum – Facilitated by Carol Frazer, LPC, MEd, Practice Transformation Specialist, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative

1. Carol introduces the approach/model, notes the part of the behavioral health continuum that the featured approaches is designed to address, and references the available toolkits/modules on Tomorrow’s HealthCare for a deeper dive. 

2. PCMHs describe how they implemented the approach (including the challenges, tactics, and gaining consents) and share a case study to summarize how the approach works for a particular type of patient.

Bi-Directional Integrational for those with SMI and physical health needs – Matt Eckley, Executive Director of Behavioral Health, Primary Health Network
TiPS – Angelina Gradian, MS, LPC, Program Director of Behavioral Health, UPMC Children’s Community Pediatrics
SBIRT for risky/hazardous substance misuse – Cornerstone Care
Collaborative Care Management (including the role of behavioral health care managers and consulting psychiatrists) – Angela Kypriotis, Manager of Behavioral Health and Social Services, AHN

3. Carol facilitates interactive discussions with case studies and Q&A

11:15 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. – Financing Strategies: Responding to Previously Asked Questions – Robert Ferguson 
Are all the depression screening codes (including 96127) limited to one screen per year?
What are the best strategies to track and document the time of each collaborative care management session for the time-based care management codes (99492, 99493, 99494, and G2214)?
Can FQHCs bill for collaborative care management (G0512 or G0511) outside of their all-inclusive wrap around services in PA?

11:25 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Wrap Up
 

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

• Describe the continuum of substance misuse and mental health needs

• Describe the behavioral health services across the continuum of behavioral health needs

• Describe primary care roles and models for identifying and responding to behavioral health needs across the continuum

• Describe examples of how primary care practices obtain consent to share behavioral health information between treating providers

• Discuss responses to frequently asked questions about financing behavioral health services in primary care settings

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 ASWB
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/17/2021
Course expires: 
10/31/2021
Event starts: 
08/17/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
08/17/2021 - 12:00pm

These sessions will focus on the continuum of mental health and substance misuse services and the roles of and best practices for PCMHs across this continuum.

 

Registration: https://www.tomorrowshealthcare.org/pcmh-2021-08-17

Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92365582575?pwd=UVVWZVM5T3ZZQmZSdlFkSU5nZU9kdz09

 

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. to 8:35 a.m. – Welcome & Overview of the HealthChoices PCMH Expectations – Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative 

8:35 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. – PCMH Report Outs

Each PCMH responds to the following questions: 
What are the primary external resources that you use to support your patients with mental health and substance misuse needs?
What have been the wins and challenges in connecting patients with these resources?

9:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. – The Continuum of Behavioral Health and Services – Behavioral HealthChoices MCO presenter(s)

What is the continuum of mental health and substance misuse needs and how is each part of the continuum defined (e.g., from no use to SUD and from healthy mental health functioning to SMI)? 
Along the continuum of needs, what are the corresponding services and levels of care (including COEs for OUD)?
What additional community supports and services are available (e.g., peer support and CRSs, social/human services, and peer support groups)?


9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. – The Role of Primary Care: Approaches for Addressing Mental Health and Substance Misuse Across the Continuum – Facilitated by Carol Frazer, LPC, MEd, Practice Transformation Specialist, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative

1. Carol introduces the approach/model, notes the part of the behavioral health continuum that the featured approaches is designed to address, and references the available toolkits/modules on Tomorrow’s HealthCare for a deeper dive. 

2. PCMHs describe how they implemented the approach (including the challenges, tactics, and gaining consents) and share a case study to summarize how the approach works for a particular type of patient.

Bi-Directional Integrational for those with SMI and physical health needs – Matt Eckley, Executive Director of Behavioral Health, Primary Health Network
TiPS – Angelina Gradian, MS, LPC, Program Director of Behavioral Health, UPMC Children’s Community Pediatrics
SBIRT for risky/hazardous substance misuse – Cornerstone Care
Collaborative Care Management (including the role of behavioral health care managers and consulting psychiatrists) – Angela Kypriotis, Manager of Behavioral Health and Social Services, AHN

3. Carol facilitates interactive discussions with case studies and Q&A

11:15 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. – Financing Strategies: Responding to Previously Asked Questions – Robert Ferguson 
Are all the depression screening codes (including 96127) limited to one screen per year?
What are the best strategies to track and document the time of each collaborative care management session for the time-based care management codes (99492, 99493, 99494, and G2214)?
Can FQHCs bill for collaborative care management (G0512 or G0511) outside of their all-inclusive wrap around services in PA?

11:25 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Wrap Up

Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Robert Ferguson, MPH, Chief Policy Officer, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative 

Carol Frazer, LPC, MEd, Practice Transformation Specialist, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative


 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 3.0 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 ASWB
  • 3.00 Attendance
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