The percentage of emergency department (ED) visits for members 18 years of age and older with a principal diagnosis of alcohol or other drug dependence, who had a follow up visit for alcohol or other substance abuse or dependence treatment.
Two rates are reported:
- The percentage of ED visits for which the member received follow-up within 7 days of the ED visit
- The percentage of ED visits for which the member received follow-up within 30 days of the ED visit
Last updated: September 2021