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Controversies in managed mental health care

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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Managed mental health care -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Arthur Lazarus.
      ContributionsLazarus, Arthur, 1954-
      LC ClassificationsRC465.6 .C66 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 427 p. :
      Number of Pages427
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL810435M
      ISBN 100880481153
      LC Control Number95047287

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Each chapter is framed as a question and addresses a controversial area in managed mental health care. A spirited discussion ensues, capturing conflict inherent in the managed care movement.

By reading this book, mental health professionals will have a greater understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of managed care and a more realistic interpretation of managed care systems of the Format: Hardcover. The editor, who has written extensively about managed care, asks whether we really need another book on the subject.

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a Positive View of Managed Health Care  O'Ryan, Felice () Related Items in Google Scholar. To Stay or Not to Stay in Managed Care which include publishing a self-help book and teaching related workshops at people who need good mental health care are often the ones who don’t. Jordan Evans Blog Post 7 Having undertaken extensive research and brainstorming on the topic of mental health over the past five weeks, my group set out to map the issues and controversies that surround this complex subject of mental health.

Collaborating amongst a group of four allowed for a diverse range of perspectives and focal. Jennie Kronenfeld addresses major health care controversies confronting American society, health care professionals, and policymakers.

This intriguing book focuses on the overlapping area between policy sciences and health care studies, particularly the cost, access, and quality of health care. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) is a handbook published in by the American Psychiatry Association used to diagnose mental health disorders or illnesses.

This book is primarily used in Western society - particularly the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and some European countries - as a guide for. -The controversy surrounding what the primary goal of managed care is or should be.

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In this volume Kronenfeld covers controversial issues ranging from AIDS to abortion, aging, costs, mental health, and health care providers. She begins by noting that the United States spends more on health care than all other countries, yet we have between 33 and 38 million Americans who have no health insurance.

Furthermore, both EBM and EBP in mental health participate in vital debate while the policy train is leaving the station. Proponents of EBP lament the difficulty of making policy responsive to evidence, and this is generally true. To the extent that EBP has not resolved its controversies Cited by: With great speed and a considerable amount of controversy, managed care has produced dramatic changes in American health care.

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The initial plan for community care, developed by the National Institute of Mental Health and termed the Community Support Program, centrally featured professional case managers, who would coordinate and broker all of the services for people with severe and persistent mental disorders in the community the s and s, many challenges of Cited by: Highlights the value of controversy by using a debate format to present both sides of numerous controversial issues in mental health.

Consists of 19 debates written especially for this volume by experts in the field. The topics were selected to cover a wide range of professional interests in the field of mental health and are grouped into five sections: identifying mental disorders.

US Presidents have struggled with the complex politics of health care reform and universal health care since the beginning of the twentieth century. The debate about the role of the federal government in the funding for avenues of healthcare for the country's citizens can be traced back to the end of the nineteenth century.

The book offers a good history of the ascendancy of managed care organizations in mental health as well as a thoughtful discussion of many of the controversies that have emerged as a result. The use of several prominent treatment modalities (brief group, focused integrative, family, and hypnotherapy) are examined within the requirements of Price: $   Since then, mental health care has been slipping into crisis, and the crisis is largely about money.

Previously, psychologists set fees based on their training and experience, and health insurance companies typically reimbursed patients a portion of that amount. Traditional indemnity plans still. The most recent revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has arrived, and the latest changes have caused divisions among those in the psychiatric community.

So Author: Loren Grush. Managed care has produced dramatic changes in the treatment of mental health and substance abuse problems, known as behavioral health.

Managing Managed Care offers an urgently needed assessment of managed care for behavioral health and a framework for purchasing, delivering, and ensuring the quality of behavioral health care. It presents the. This book provides an overview of managed mental health care, addressing the legal, ethical, and practical issues that today's mental health providers need to know to work successfully within the system.

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Initial Health Screen (IHS) Scoring Strategy and health condition list 7. Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) 8. Care Plan Requirements 9. Monitoring File Size: KB. Aversion therapy aims to help people stop undesirable behaviors or habits.

Research is mixed on its uses, and many doctors may not recommend it due to criticism and controversy. Health plans clashed with providers and consumers in their reactions to the CMS' proposal to give states more flexibility in regulating the adequacy of provider networks in Medicaid managed-care Author: Harris Meyer.

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The number of employers who offer health insurance is declining. Costs for employer-paid health insurance are rising rapidly: sincepremiums for family coverage have increased 78%, while wages have risen 19% and prices have risen 17%.