Managed Care Services

Managed Care Services : Policy, Programs and Research

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This book provides a broad analysis of the policy, programmatic, and research issues surrounding managed care services delivery systems that provide the majority of health and behavioral health care services in the United States. By including an interdisciplinary group of authors and addressing multiple fields of practice including health care, gerontology, child welfare, substance abuse, and mental health, the editors provide a broad overview of "macro" managed care issues.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195134303
  • 9780195134308

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Foreward; Introduction - Managed Health and Behavioral Health Care Services Delivery: A Complex, Interrelated System of Policies, Programs, and Research; SECTION I - THE CONTEXT OF HUMAN SERVICE PRACTICE IN MANAGED CARE ENVIRONMENTS; Overview; 1. The Macroeconomic Impact of Managed Care; 2. Biotechnology and Managed Care: Effects on Health Care Cost, Clinical Practice and Education of Health Care Professionals; 3. The Intersection of Fee for Service, Managed Health Care and Cultural Competence, Implications for National Health Care Policy and Services to People of Color; 4. Ethics and Managed Care Policy; 5. System Care Management: Purpose, Structure, and Function; SECTION II - MANAGED CARE: SERVICES DELIVERY DOMAINS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS AND AT-RISK POPULATIONS; Overview; 6. Managed Care and Child Welfare Practitioner Training Needs; 7. Managed Care and Case Management for Older Adults; 8. The Ecological Perspective, Older Adults, and Managed Care; 9. Outcomes Research For Children and Adolescents: Implications for Children's Mental Health and Managed Care; 10. Facilitating the Enrollment of Elderly and Disabled Persons into Medicaid Managed Care; 11. Managed Care and the Severly Mentally Ill: Current Issues and Future Challenges; 12. Research Needs in the Managed Care of Substance Abusing Patients; Conclusion - Managing the Change in Health and Behavioral Health Care; Managed Care Glossary
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