Proper data necessary to evaluate mental health benefits

Ruthven, Les
August 2003
Employee Benefit News;Aug2003, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p35
Relates the necessity of providing proper cost and utilization information to evaluate mental health benefits of patients. Implications for benefit managers; Analysis of a sample inpatient mental health and substance abuse cost and utilization data furnished by the Professional Mental Health Management; Correlation of inpatient psychiatric treatment with education and socioeconomic level.


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