Funding Partial Hospitalization Programs

  • F. Dee Goldberg
  • Joan Perrault
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


Partial hospitalization for the treatment of psychiatric illness has been proven to be an effective treatment modality, yet its development in the United States has been far less than dramatic. Because of the demonstrations of clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of partial hospitalization, the lack of development of these programs is of concern. Although there are several reasons for the lack of development and utilization of partial hospitalization programs, this chapter will focus on those issues that are inextricably tied to financial considerations.


Health Insurance Program Mental Health Practitioner Medical Bill Mental Health Benefit Partial Hospitalization 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Dee Goldberg
    • 1
  • Joan Perrault
    • 2
  1. 1.Program Support ServiceDivision of Mental HealthColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Nursing, Mental Health Program DevelopmentGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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