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Medicaid Acronym of the Day – AMM

Antidepressant Medication Management – The percentage of members 18 years of age and older who were treated with antidepressant medication, had a diagnosis of major depression and who remained on an antidepressant medication treatment. Two rates are reported.

• Effective Acute Phase Treatment. The percentage of members who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 84 days (12 weeks).

• Effective Continuation Phase Treatment. The percentage of members who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 180 days (6 months).

Further reading 

 http://www.ncqa.org/report-cards/health-plans/state-of-health-care-quality/2016-table-of-contents/antidepressant

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