Financing mental health and substance use disorder care within physical health: a look to the future.

@article{Kathol2008FinancingMH,
  title={Financing mental health and substance use disorder care within physical health: a look to the future.},
  author={Roger G. Kathol and Steve Melek and Byron Bair and Susan Riches Sargent},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          11-25
        }
}
After sharing several case examples of health care for patients who have mental health/substance use disorders (MH/SUDs) in the current health care environment, this article describes the advantages that would occur if assessment and treatment of MH/SUDs became a clinical, administrative, and financial part of physical health with common provider networks, the ability to combine service locations (integrated clinics and inpatient units), similar coding and billing procedures, and a single… CONTINUE READING
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