TITLE

Community health centers having trouble making specialty referrals

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund capacity of community health centers (CHC) in the U.S. in giving primary health care services. The study reveals that CHCs do not have adequate capacity to provide full range of services to their patients. CHCs are having difficulties obtaining off-site specialty services which include referrals to medical specialists, diagnostic testing, and mental health and substance abuse treatment.
ACCESSION #
31589048

 

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