At-risk contracting: preparing to deliver what purchasers want.

  • Becky Gorman
  • Published 1994 in Behavioral healthcare tomorrow


Behavioral healthcare organizations wishing to enter the "brave new world" of capitated and at-risk contracting must understand the various categories of healthcare purchasers and risk contracts, as well as the perspectives and goals of those purchasers. The following article also identifies some critical elements in successful at-risk contracting and next steps for providers in such areas as quality improvement, outcomes management and accessibility.

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@article{Gorman1994AtriskCP, title={At-risk contracting: preparing to deliver what purchasers want.}, author={Becky Gorman}, journal={Behavioral healthcare tomorrow}, year={1994}, volume={3 4}, pages={47-52} }