Mental Health Practice Readiness Inventory Table A3-1. Mental Health Practice Readiness: Community Resources Topic Scorea Target Inventory of referral resources 1 2 3 Practice has an up-to-date inventory of accessible developmental-behavioral pediatricians, adoles- cent medicine specialists, or child psychiatrists (or any combination thereof) community- and school- based mental health and substance use profession- als trained in evidence-based therapies, including trauma-focused care Early Intervention program special education programs evidence-based par- enting education programs child protection agen- cies youth recreational programs family and peer support programs evidence-based home visiting programs and mental health care coordinators. Core services 1 2 3 Practice team is knowledgeable about eligibility requirements, contact points, and services of the programs and providers listed previously and type or types of payment they accept. Collaborative relationships 1 2 3 Practice team has collaborative relationships with school- and community-based providers of key services. Table A3-2. Mental Health Practice Readiness: Health Care Financing Topic Scorea Target Third-party payment 1 2 3 Practice has access to specialty provider lists and authorization procedures of major public and pri- vate health plans insuring patients in the practice and has processes for addressing claim denials and gaps in benefits and payment. Coding 1 2 3 Practice has coding and billing procedures to capture payment for primary care mental health– related services covered by major health plans. APPENDIX 3 35-MHCC_appendix-03.indd 869 4/5/18 1:37 PM
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