Medicaid Beneficiaries Using Mental Health or Substance Abuse Services in Fee-for-Service Plans in 13 States, 2003

Publisher: Psychiatric Services, vol. 61, no. 9
Sep 30, 2010
Henry T. Ireys, Allison L. Barrett, Jeffrey A. Buck, Thomas W. Croghan, Melanie Au, and Judith L. Teich
This study examined Medicaid beneficiaries using mental health or substance abuse services in fee-for-service plans in 13 states in 2003, concluding that they entered general hospitals and visited emergency rooms far more frequently than other beneficiaries.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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Thomas Croghan
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