Services in an Era of Managed Care

  • Elizabeth Levy Merrick
  • Sharon Reif
Chapter

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the organization, financing, and delivery of women’s mental health services in the current managed care environment. This background on the essentials of managed care is critical to a full understanding of women’s mental health services.

Keywords

Depression Insurance Coverage Income Schizophrenia Expense 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors thank Deborah W. Garnick, Sc.D., Dominic Hodgkin, Ph.D., and Constance M. Horgan, Sc.D., for review and helpful discussion of the manuscript, and Bernard McCann, MS, CEAP for research assistance.

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  • Elizabeth Levy Merrick
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  • Sharon Reif
  1. 1.Institute for Behavioral Health, Heller School for Social Policy and ManagementBrandeis UniversityWalthamUSA

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