Psychiatrists' views of managed care and the future of psychiatry.

@article{Regestein2000PsychiatristsVO,
  title={Psychiatrists' views of managed care and the future of psychiatry.},
  author={Q. Regestein},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          97-106
        }
}
  • Q. Regestein
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • General hospital psychiatry
Managed care aims to insure the health of a population rather than that of an individual. This paper compiles opinions of psychiatrists and others on managed care and lists ways managed care potentially affects psychiatry. Managed care reverses the economic incentives indemnity insurance gave doctors to prolong treatment. It encourages psychiatrists to spend less time on empathic discussion and to use more standardized, less costly treatments. Many psychiatrists feel distressed about how… Expand
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