Mental health assessment of young children in a managed care environment.

  • Mark J. Schaefer
  • Published 1999 in
    Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North…


Managed behavioral health care is widely perceived as a threat to traditional practice in mental health at the expense of quality care. Although such assertions by mental health providers may prove to be justified in certain circumstances, they should not serve to obscure the quite reasonable public health motives behind managed care and the favorable… (More)