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Medicaid and mental health services

Series Title(s):
NHPF background paper
Contributor(s):
Shirk, Cynthia.
George Washington University. National Health Policy Forum.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : George Washington University, [2008]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Insurance Coverage
Medicaid
Mental Health Services -- economics
Health Expenditures
Health Services Needs and Demand
Managed Care Programs
Mental Disorders -- therapy
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
Medicaid is the largest payer of mental health services in the United States, contributing more than any other private or public source of funding. This background paper highlights the variety of services and supports needed by individuals with mental illness and Medicaid's increasing role in mental health coverage. It provides an overview of Medicaid coverage of mental health services and identifies some of the key challenges in providing that coverage.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
19 pages
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101490759 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
NHPF background paper
Contributor(s):
Shirk, Cynthia.
George Washington University. National Health Policy Forum.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : George Washington University, [2008]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Insurance Coverage
Medicaid
Mental Health Services -- economics
Health Expenditures
Health Services Needs and Demand
Managed Care Programs
Mental Disorders -- therapy
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
Medicaid is the largest payer of mental health services in the United States, contributing more than any other private or public source of funding. This background paper highlights the variety of services and supports needed by individuals with mental illness and Medicaid's increasing role in mental health coverage. It provides an overview of Medicaid coverage of mental health services and identifies some of the key challenges in providing that coverage.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
19 pages
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101490759 (See catalog record)