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A scientifically-validated online cognitive assessment platform used by addiction and rehab centers to accurately measure cognitive function

Addiction and rehab centers use CBS Health to aid addiction treatment and
drive additional revenue. Learn more by scheduling a demo.

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Cognition is Closely Linked With Substance Abuse and Detox

Addiction is closely intertwined with cognition, with multiple factors—such as drug effects, withdrawal effects, and probability of relapse—linked with cognitive capacity. It is crucial for rehab specialists to consider cognition.

A baseline cognitive assessment can identify deficits related to substance abuse, help identify patients that need the most attention, and guide choice in treatment programs. Follow-up assessments during treatment may highlight improvements, measure the effects of withdrawal, and provide information about the risk for relapse. Finally, CBS Health cognitive assessments can be sent by email as part of a telemedicine program, making them ideal for post-treatment follow up or outpatient programs, demonstrating to patients that treatment programs are having measurable effects on their brain health and improving their ability to engage in the cognitive tasks that affect quality of life.

Overall, the APA proposes that cognition is central to drug addiction.

Every patient is different, so it is important to measure a patient’s brain health at several points during a treatment program. CBS Health assesses 12 core areas of cognition, identifying the specific deficits and strengths for a patient, and measuring how they change as a result of treatment.

Why Addiction Treatment Specialists Use CBS Health
to Objectively Measure Cognitive Function

Improve Addiction Treatment

  • Objectively Measure Cognition for Evidence-Based Rehab Programs

    Cognitive measures that complement existing assessment evaluations can help further guide addiction treatment decisions. Quickly measure the cognitive domains key to quality of life, such as memory, reasoning, verbal ability, and concentration.

  • Drive Long-Term Success by Tracking Brain Health Throughout Treatment

    Start with baseline brain health information, then validate that therapy, medication, and other treatments are having the desired effects, or identify deficits that can affect treatment adherence to efficiently direct resources.

  • Get a Comprehensive View of Brain Health With Integrated Mental Health Assessments

    Collect self-report data, like the PHQ-9 measure of depression, alongside cognition data. Measure the full impact of treatment programs and long-term results across several mental health markers.

Save Time and Increase Convenience For Your Addiction Treatment Centre

  • Modernize Your Practice With Virtual Outpatient Treatment

    Send assessments by email to reach patients before or after inpatient treatment programs. Monitor for signs of relapse and develop long-term aftercare support partnerships with your patients.

  • Easily Add Assessments to Any Program

    Self-guided cognitive testing from CBS Health requires no specialized training to administer—physicians, nurses, psychiatrists, and wellness specialists have all incorporated assessments into their programs.

  • Reduce Manual Effort and Get Insights Faster

    Save additional time and effort by automating tasks, such as sending scheduled assessments. Each cognitive task takes only a few minutes, and reports comparing your patient’s performance to a normative database are generated immediately.

Increase Your Rehab Center’s Revenue

Add New Services to Rehab Programs

Use CBS Health to add services that benefit patients. Some centers receive payment directly for services such as:

  • New inpatient services and specialized treatments—evidence-based brain assessment services can easily be incorporated into a comprehensive treatment program.
  • New virtual care programs and outpatient care. Send assessments remotely to remove barriers to treatment, and automate data collection with customizable scheduling. Cognition measurement can play a role in fully virtual telehealth programs, day treatment, outpatient treatment, or relapse prevention coaching following inpatient treatment.

Incorporate Reimbursable Assessments

For qualified practitioners at centers that accept insurance program payments, the administration and interpretation of assessments is covered by many insurance providers, such as Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, Aetna, United and a variety of others, subject to the terms of the CBS Health Reimbursement Guide.

  • Reimbursable under CPT codes related to neuropsychological assessments.
  • Complement other assessments you may be conducting to prove necessity of treatment, which may be required to gain reimbursement for your standard procedures.
Learn more about reimbursement for CBS Health assessments

Step Up Marketing Efforts With Evidence-Based Insights

Easily collect brain health data that helps measure the success of rehab programs.

  • Highlight the benefits of evidence-based care, and collect objective data about recovery success. Complement success rates with data on cognitive health.
  • Maintain communication with patients using automated assessments that keep patients engaged in their long-term success.

CBS Health Makes it Easy for Addiction Centres to Address Brain Health

Substance abuse, withdrawal, and mental illness are strongly linked with cognitive functioning. CBS Health enables rehab centres to measure cognitive functioning directly, assisting decisions about the direction of treatment, the risk of relapse, and the need for post-treatment follow up.

Insightful Patient Reports in Less Than 15 Minutes

Reports are powerful, yet simple and easy to read, allowing you to instantly view results or share them with your patient without extra modifications or explanations.

A customized assessment can take 15 minutes or less, and results are generated instantly—no manual scoring required.

Stay on top of important trends in your patient’s cognition over time, from baseline to treatment to aftercare programs.

Review your patient’s percentile rank relative to others of the same age group and gender using our proprietary normative database, made up of more than 75,000 individuals.

Validity and meaningful change indicators help interpret results and explain them to your patient.

Link results with subjective patient difficulties to turn “brain fog” into specific deficits that can be discussed and measured.

Help Patients With a Low-Pressure, Gamified, and Engaging Assessment Experience

Patients can be intimidated by rigid assessments—especially if they are already suffering from anxiety or other mental health difficulties related to rehab. CBS Health assessments are designed to ease patients into the tasks with a quick, game-like experience that removes the pressure.

Provide guidance during inpatient rehab, or send links via email to allow your patients to complete assessments in the comfort of their own homes.

Self-guided interactive task tutorials help ensure your patients quickly get up to speed on task instructions.

Easily customize assessments for specific patient groups—like shortening the battery, turning off sound, or adding practice rounds—to create the targeted patient experience you want.

Easily Incorporate Mental Health Assessments and Other Questionnaires

Patients suffering from mental illness are at a higher risk for substance abuse, and mental illness is yet another factor in cognitive deficits. CBS Health offers built-in mental health assessments, such as the PHQ-9 for depression, and the GAD-7 for anxiety. View results alongside cognitive performance scores, to assess the full impact of rehab on a patient’s mental health.

Coming soon: questionnaire-style tools like the CAGE and TAPS will also be an optional part of a patient’s assessment and report. Modernize your existing screening and assessment tools with remote web-based testing to identify the need for intervention, and measure the impact of rehab.

Easy to Get Up and Running, Easy to Administer
No Special Hardware or Software Required

Cloud-based and secure, meeting or exceeding HIPAA industry standards.

Support for modern desktop browsers and tablets. Tasks can be completed using common inputs like touch, mouse, or trackpad devices.

Friendly one-on-one support to help you integrate CBS Health into your practice and make the most of its powerful features.

Speak to a member of the CBS team to explore if CBS Health is right for your addiction recovery center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can CBS Health diagnose addiction severity or psychiatric disorders?

Can patients take CBS Health assessments multiple times?

Who are patients being compared to in percentile scores?

Which CBS Health tasks are most closely related with addiction?

Are CBS Health tasks valid and reliable?

Can CBS Health assessments be sent by email as part of a telehealth plan?

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