Close but no Cigar: Functional Measurement versus Level of Care Placement

Denny_M_Info-PicMeasurement is a good thing. Maybe there are a few naysayers out there who believe you can’t measure this psychotherapy stuff but the fact is whether you believe it or not, measuring whether what you do is effective is the future. We are moving rapidly into a pay for performance (PFP) reimbursement model where improvement will have to be monitored. Even if you aren’t in a PFP model, you will likely be seeing more capitation reimbursement coming your way. In both cases, overtreatment can be financially deadly. The goal is to provide the right amount of care at the right time. So, whether you agree or not, you will be held accountable to measurement. But what to measure? Continue reading Close but no Cigar: Functional Measurement versus Level of Care Placement