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Building a capitated public mental health service for seriously mentally ill adults: The Baltimore experience

  • Deborah Agus
  • Stephen R. Blum
  • Stephen T. Baron
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Abstract

This article describes the development of Baltimore Mental Health System's demonstration project which provides capitated services to seriously mentally ill adults. Observations about the impact of recent changes on the delivery of local government managed mental health services are also made.

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Public Health Mental Health Health Service Health System Local Government 
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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Deborah Agus
    • 1
  • Stephen R. Blum
    • 2
    • 3
  • Stephen T. Baron
    • 1
  1. 1.Baltimore Mental Health Systems, Inc.Baltimore
  2. 2.Bay Area Foundation for Human ResourcesSan Francisco
  3. 3.California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley and Alameda

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