Strategies for Measuring the Quality of Psychotherapy: A White Paper to Inform Measure Development and Implementation. Acronyms


The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendix.

AACAP American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
ACA Affordable Care Act
ACO Accountable Care Organization
ACPMH Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ALERT Algorithms for Effective Reporting and Treatment
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
CAHPS® Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems
CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DIAMOND Depression Improvement Across Minnesota Offering A New Direction
EHR Electronic Health Record
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HRSA HHS Health Resources and Services Administration
ICD-10-PCS   International Classification of Disease, 10th Revision, Procedure Classification System  
IPT Interpersonal Therapy
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance
NQF National Quality Forum
ORS Outcome Rating Scale
PCOMS Partners for Change Outcome Management System
PHQ Patient Health Questionnaire
PRO Patient Reported Outcomes
PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
QUERI Quality Enhancement Research Initiative
RCT Randomized Controlled Trial
SAMHSA HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
TOP Treatment Outcome Package
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


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