Initiation of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse or Dependence Treatment (IET)

HEDIS® Measurement Definition: The percentage of adolescent and adult members with a new episode of alcohol or other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following.

  • Initiation of AOD Treatment. The percentage of members who initiate treatment through an inpatient AOD admission, outpatient visit, intensive outpatient encounter or partial hospitalization, telehealth or medication assisted treatment (MAT) within 14 days of the diagnosis.

Measure Identifier: HEDIS_IET.02

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