Psychiatric program improves outcomes, reduces costs

Bridgeford, Lydell C.
June 2007
Employee Benefit News;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1
The article presents the findings of a study by CIGNA Behavioral Health (CBH) on hands-on psychiatric outpatient services. The rate of recidivism observed in members who received intensive outpatient care is outlined. It outlines the health care savings per member enrolled in intensive care management programs. Information on the intensive care management program developed by CBH is presented.


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