Psychiatric service utilization and cost for persons with schizophrenia in a medicaid managed care program

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A pre-post study design was used to look at changes in behavioral health care services and costs for Medicaid-eligible individuals with schizophrenia in a managed care (MC) carve-out compared to a fee-for-service (FFS) program in Pennsylvania between 1995 and 1998. Statistically significant reductions of 59% were found in hospital expenditures in the MC… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02287334

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@article{ScD2004PsychiatricSU, title={Psychiatric service utilization and cost for persons with schizophrenia in a medicaid managed care program}, author={Aileen B. Rothbard ScD and Eri Kuno and Trevor R. Hadley and Judith W. Dogin}, journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research}, year={2004}, volume={31}, pages={1-12} }