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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195134292
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Boston University

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Managed Health and Behavioral Health Care Services Delivery: A Complex, Interrelated System of Policies, Programs, and Research
Part One: The Context of Human Service Practice in Managed Care Environments
1. The Macroeconomic Impact of Managed Care, Judith Shindul-Rothschild
2. Biotechnology and Managed Care: Effects on Health Care Cost, Clinical Practice, and Education of Health Care Professionals, Elizabeth Pearson Philp and Barbara Berkman
3. The Intersection of Free-for-Service, Managed Health Care, and Cultural Competence: Implications for National Health Care Policy and Services to People of Color, King Davis
4. Ethics and Managed Care Policy, Frederic G. Reamer
5. System Care Management: Purpose, Structure, and Function, Susan Saunders
Part Two: Managed Care: Services Delivery Domains for Special Needs and At-Risk Populations
6. Managed Care and Child Welfare Practitioner Training Needs, Vivian H. Jackson, Charlotte McCullough, and Jan McCarthy
7. Managed Care and Care Management for Older Adults, Scott Miyake Geron
8. Managed Care and the Ecological Perspective: Meeting the Needs of Older Adults in the Twenty-First Century, Roberta R. Greene and W. Patrick Sullivan
9. Outcomes Research for Children and Adolescents: Implications for Children's Mental Health and Managed Care, Susan B. Stern
10. Facilitating the Enrollment of Elderly and Disabled Persons into Medicaid Managed Care, Susan M. Chandler
11. Managed Care and the Severely Mentally Ill: Current Issues and Future Challenges, Wes Shera
12. Research Needs in the Managed Care of Substance-Abusing Patients, Wilma Peebles-Wilkins and Nancy W. Veeder
Conclusion: Managing the Change in Health and Behavioral Health Care
Managed Care Glossary

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