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Research in the Economics of Mental Health: 6th Biennial Research Conference on the Economics of Mental Health - Papers Vol: 14

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17 Jan 1992
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
268 pages - 152 x 229 x 26mm
Advances in Health Economics & Health Services Research


Part of a series which focuses on health economics and health services research, this volume discusses topics including cost-benefit evaluations in mental health and the demand for health care for the treatment of mental problems among the elderly.
Cost-benefit evaluations in mental health - implications for financing policy, Richard G. Frank; the demand for health care for the treatment of mental problems among the elderly, Marc P. Frieman et al; the economic burden of affective disorders, Dorothy P. Rice and Leonard S. Miller; contracting for community-based public mental health services, Thomas G. McGuire and Michael H. Riordan; the effect of managed mental health care in use of outpatient mental health services in an employed population, Kyle L. Grazier et al; PPS and Tefra effects on charges for treatment of depression, Lois M. Davis et al; financial risk and behavioural implications of prospective payment for psychiatric services, W. White and Maqbool Dada; equity, public policy and outpatient specialty mental health services, Elizabeth Savoca; the RBRVS for psychiatry, Robert A. Dorwart et al; the anatomy of cost estimates - the "other" outcome, N. Wolff and T.W. Helminiak; state government choice of organizational structure for local mental health systems - an exploratory analysis, R. Frank and M. Gaynor; cost containment in mental health care - the role of utilization review, B. Dickey and H. Azeni; state mandates, self insurance and employer demand for substance abuse and mental health insurance coverage, M. Morrisey and G. Jensen; insurance coverage, reimbursement policy and hospital care for the seriously mentally ill, J. Rubin and V. Wilcox-Gok.

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