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Medicaid Acronym of the Day – IET

Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment – The percentage of adolescent and adult members with a new episode of alcohol or other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following.

• Initiation of AOD Treatment. The percentage of members who initiate treatment through an inpatient AOD admission, outpatient visit, intensive outpatient encounter or partial hospitalization within 14 days of the diagnosis.

• Engagement of AOD Treatment. The percentage of members who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional services with a diagnosis of AOD within 30 days of the initiation visit.

Further reading

https://www.mhswi.com/content/dam/centene/MHSWI/Providers/PDFs/WI_Medicaid_(IET)_Provider_03_31_17%20BRIEF%20FINAL.pdf

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