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Purchasing managed care services for alcohol and other drug treatment

Jeffrey N. Kushner

Purchasing managed care services for alcohol and other drug treatment

essential elements and policy issues

by Jeffrey N. Kushner

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment in Rockville, MD (5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville 20857) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- United States,
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- United States,
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJeffrey N. Kushner, Stephen Moss.
    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (SMA) 95-3040, Technical assistance publication series -- 16. Financing subseries ; v. 3, Technical assistance publication series -- 16, Technical assistance publication series. Financing subseries -- v. 3
    ContributionsMoss, Stephen., Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14422300M
    OCLC/WorldCa34166709

    Nationally, mental health, alcohol, and drug abuse treatment expenditures were $ billion, or percent of the $ billion in total health care expenditures in , with $ billion spent on treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse (AOD). This represents a 10 percent decrease from , when mental health, alcohol, and drug treatment expenditures were percent of national. Drug and alcohol treatment services are delivered and organized differently than other health care services making them especially interesting and important to study from an economic perspective. An individual seeking treatment faces a bewildering array of options.

    There are a wide range of resources available to help a person having trouble with alcohol, drugs and other addictions. Information and referral for friends and family Having a family member with substance use disorder is usually difficult and people often want to help.   Prevention activities work to educate and support individuals and communities to prevent the use and misuse of drugs and the development of substance use disorders. Substance use and mental disorders can make daily activities difficult and impair a person’s ability to work, interact with family, and fulfill other major life functions.

    Drug Addiction Treatment It’s important to understand that drug addiction is a disease and a particularly destructive one, at that. If you compare drug addiction to other chronic ailments like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, you realize there are many overlapping features between the bunch. Get help using Medi-Cal? (Necesitas ayuda para usar Medi-Cal?) Call the Medi-Cal Helpline: , or ()


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Foreword of TAP Purchasing Managed Care Services for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment: Essential Issues and Policy Issues Foreword Today, the U.S. health care system is undergoing a period of rapid change that will profoundly affect how alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment is funded and delivered.

Our AOD treatment systems are. Assistance Publication (TAP) 16, Purchasing Managed Care Services for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment: Essential Elements and Policy Issues. Managed care has become a primary method of organizing and financing healthcare services in the United.

Financing Subseries, Volume 3. Technical Assistance Publication Series: TAP # 73 pages. Provides guidance for those developing contracts with managed-care organizations for substance abuse treatment services.

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Department of Health and Human Service, Publication No. (SMA)Rockville, MD (). Program administrators need to understand the differences among these types of arrangements so that they can manage financial risk.

Technical Assistance Publicat Purchasing Managed Care Services for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (Kushner and Moss ), provides additional information about purchasing and negotiating managed care.

Treatment for alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependence can improve health, productivity, and social outcomes. It can also save millions of dollars on health care and related costs.

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To develop such information policy, service settings, and managed-care plans. SUD Services contracts with over 30 community-based organizations providing alcohol and drug prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery services throughout the County of Fresno.

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The Contracts Division - SUD Services’ mission is to support appropriate education, prevention, and treatment services to reduce or eliminate alcohol and other drug (AOD) - related barriers to ongoing health, well-being, and economic independence of individuals.

Preparing a Program for Managed Care National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Counselors Director Treatment Improvement Exchange Health Systems Research, Inc. Washington, D.C.

Outpatient Treatment Services Northeast Treatment Centers Wilmington, Delaware. engaging in treatment while more people are getting substance use disorder services. However, it is important to note the difference in these measures. The Initiation of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment and Engagement in Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment is measuring the population receiving treatment.

Substance Use Disorders (SUD) impact the lives of millions of Americans in the general population, including individuals that are enrolled in the Medicaid program.

Nearly 12 percent of Medicaid beneficiaries over 18 have a SUD, and CMCS is committed to helping States effectively serve individuals with SUDs. On average, people die every day as result of a drug overdose. Managed care has produced dramatic changes in the treatment of mental health and substance abuse problems, known as behavioral health.

Managing Managed Care offers an urgently needed assessment of managed care for behavioral health and a framework for purchasing, delivering, and ensuring the quality of behavioral health care.

It presents the. TAP 14 Siting Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs: Legal Challenges to the NIMBY Syndrome BKD TAP 15 Forecasting the Cost of Chemical Dependency Treatment Under Managed Care: The Washington State Study BKD TAP 16 Purchasing Managed Care Services for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment: Essential Elements and Policy IssuesBKD TAP Get help with alcohol, drugs and addictions Find treatment services.

FastTracker: Search for drug and alcohol treatment programs near you. How to pay for treatment. Health insurance.

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An individual seeking treatment faces a .Exhibit 1 shows Medicaid costs for MH/SA treatment with and without the managed care and the purchasing power to pay for services directly. Managed Care on Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD.Addiction Treatment Planner(Perkinson & Jongsma, a, b).

The planner comes in two forms, as a book and as computer software. The book and software help you write your treatment plan with point-and-click simplic-ity and have been approved by all accrediting bodies. The treatment plan is built around the problems that the patient brings into.