Connie M Horgan

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A substantial amount of ambulatory mental health services are received outside of the specialty mental health sector; however, precise estimates are lacking. To determine national estimates of utilization and expenditures for total ambulatory mental health services, as well as separate estimates for the specialty mental health and general medical sectors,(More)
Background The Affordable Care Act and many states' health-care reforms present opportunities and challenges for the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment system. These reforms foster the implementation of new payment and delivery system models that emphasize care coordination and make providers more responsible for patients' clinical management and costs.(More)
Previous studies have found that self-respondents tend to report a greater number of health problems than do household proxies. It has not been clear, however, if such results indicate reporting bias or reflect underlying health differences in the self-respondent and household proxy populations. Verification data from a survey of medical providers were(More)
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