News & Announcements

Open for Comment: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Suicide Prevention Quality Measures

Posted: April 21, 2012

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting public comment on a proposal to adopt as many as 12 suicide prevention-related quality measures that are part of the incentives program to encourage the adoption of electronic health records by health care providers and hospitals nationwide. The Action Alliance encourages those in the suicide prevention community to submit comment on these measures. 

One of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention's priorities is the integration of suicide prevention into health care reform. The CMS is currently considering adopting as many as 12 suicide prevention-related quality measures that are part of the incentives program to encourage the adoption of electronic health records by health care providers and hospitals nationwide. CMS is currently accepting public comment on the proposal to incorporate these quality measures. To submit a comment, click on the "submit a comment" box on the link below. Comments may be typed into the web page or uploaded as files. Deadline for submission is May 7, 2012.

Read more. Submit comment.



[ » More News & Announcements ]