A funding system for community mental health services

  • J. Randy Koch
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Abstract

Allocation of funds to community-based providers of mental health services is a critical activity of state mental health authorities. Despite its importance, there has been very little empirical research and few published articles on formula-based, funding allocation methods. In this article, a description is presented of the system used in Virginia to fund community services.

Keywords

Public Health Mental Health Health Service Mental Health Service Empirical Research 

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Randy Koch
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  1. 1.Virginia Dept. of Mental HealthMental Retardation, and Substance Abuse ServicesRichmond

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