MHMD-5 Increase the proportion of primary care facilities that provide mental health treatment onsite or by paid referral

National Data Source
Uniform Data System (UDS); Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care (HRSA/BPHC)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
79.0 (2006)
Target
87.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of primary care facilities that provide mental health treatment on site or paid by referral
Denominator
Total number of primary care facilities
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Uniform Data System (UDS) collects data covering 900 grantees at 3,500 sites. The data source provides the number of health center grantees that offer mental health treatment: 1) on-site, 2) by referral with the grantee paying, 3) by referral without payment.