Financing Suicide Prevention in Health Care Systems
The following resources provide guidance on how to optimize workflows and billing practices to better finance the delivery of improved suicide prevention services that align with the Zero Suicide framework. These resources are designed to serve as tools that health and behavioral health care organizations can use to maximize reimbursements for suicide prevention services, and summarize existing reimbursement mechanisms available for delivering components of suicide care.
The tools linked below are tip sheets and sample workflows that can be used as quick references to provide guidance to health care systems in optimizing opportunities to capture billable services. The link below will also take you to more in-depth information about existing billing practices and reimbursement mechanisms, as well as supplemental information briefs—please see the full report Financing Suicide Prevention in Health Care Systems: Best Practices and Recommendations.