Depressive disorder treatment in the military health system (MHS): A national quality management program special study


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U.S. Army MEDCOM Quality Management Office
ACS Federal Healthcare, Inc.

The purpose of this study was twofold. First, the study obtained baseline measurement rates for the Major Depressive Disorder CPG (the diagnosis codes for depression included non major
depression diagnoses). Second, the study measured Antidepressant Medication
Management using Health Plan Employers Data
and Information Set (HEDIS) 2002 Technical Specifications. MHS (Military Health System) performance rates were compared to rates from HEDIS civilian managed care plans.