Berlin - The first contract for quality-assured care for patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Baden-Württemberg is accepted by patients and doctors. One year after it was signed, around 1,000 insured persons and 170 doctors and therapists are registered in the care contract.
“Since then, we have been offering young people affected by treatments based on the latest scientific guidelines. With this contract we have set an important example for innovative patient care ", says Achim Hoffmann-Goldmayer, CEO of the (KVBW).
The aim of the contract is to diagnose affected children and adolescents in targeted and quality-assured manner to treat. For this purpose, the participating doctors and therapists have formed 36 teams, which in turn work together with other practitioners such as occupational therapists. "Innovative contract concepts like this offer patients care tailored to their individual needs," emphasizes Carl-Heinz Müller, CEO of the (KBV).
The ADHD contract was concluded by the KVBW, the contractual working group of the state's company health insurance funds and the KBV.