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Medicaid Acronym of the Day – FUH

Follow-Up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness – The percentage of discharges for members 6 years of age and older who were hospitalized for treatment of selected mental illness diagnoses and who had an outpatient visit, an intensive outpatient encounter or partial hospitalization with a mental health practitioner. Two rates are reported: • The percentage of discharges for which the member received follow-up within 7 days of discharge.

Further reading

http://www.ncqa.org/portals/0/Follow-Up%20After%20Hospitalization%20for%20Mental%20Illness.pdf

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