Alcohol and drug problems affect more than 20 million people in the United States. Beacon Health Options (Beacon) is committed to the early identification and treatment of alcohol and other drug use disorders to promote optimal health for its members. To that help with that goal, we want to work with providers to identify all members with alcohol and other drug disorders and to increase the number of those members identified who get access to the SUD services they need.
Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®)1 Tip Sheets
- Follow-up after ED Visit for Alcohol/ Drug Abuse or Dependence
- Follow-up After High Intensity Care for Substance Abuse Disorder
- Use of Opioids at High Dosages
- Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse or Dependence
- Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder
- Use of Opioids from Multiple Providers
The Prediction of Alcohol Withdrawal Severity Scale (PAWSS) has good validity among medically ill hospitalized patients, helping clinicians identify those at risk for complicated alcohol withdrawal syndromes, such as seizures or delirium tremens (DT); it is not a measure of current withdrawal intensity. The PAWSS is copyrighted, but the author has authorized Beacon to post as a clinical and/or research resource. Authorization to use for any other purpose would require permission from Dr. Maldonado.
Maldonado，JR，Y.Sher，S.Das，K.Hills-Evans，A.Frenklach，S.Lolak，R.Talley和E.Neri（2015）。 “对医疗不良住院患者戒酒严重程度量表（PAWSS）预测的前瞻性验证研究：复杂戒酒综合征预测的新量表。” 酒精与酒精中毒 50(5): 509-518.
1 HEDIS is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).