Tag Archives: Increased

The number of clinicians participating in advanced APMs increased

The number of clinicians participating in advanced alternative payment models nearly doubled in 2018 over the previous year, according to quality payment performance released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The number of clinicians in advanced APMs increased from 99,076 to 183,306. They receive a 5% APM incentive payment and have been excluded… Read More »

Increased Identification of Women with Perinatal Depression, But Still Room for Improvement

Over the last decade, public awareness of the mental health challenges women face has grown tremendously, and we can say with certainty that we have succeeded in putting this important topic firmly on the medical map.  Still, the field of women’s mental health faces important challenges. How can we best serve women and the clinicians… Read More »

In Brief: Increased Use of Cannabis During Pregnancy, But Little Data on Reproductive Safety

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the use of cannabis in pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years rose from 2.37% in 2002 to 3.85% in 2014… Read More »