Service utilization and cost of community care for discharged state hospital patients: a 3-year follow-up study.

@article{Rothbard1999ServiceUA,
  title={Service utilization and cost of community care for discharged state hospital patients: a 3-year follow-up study.},
  author={Aileen B. Rothbard and Eri Kuno and Arie P. Schinnar and Trevor R. Hadley and Roland Turk},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={156 6},
  pages={920-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the mental health service utilization and costs of 321 discharged state hospital patients during a 3-year follow-up period compared with costs if the patients had remained in the hospital. METHOD The study subjects were long-stay patients discharged from Philadelphia State Hospital after 1988. A longitudinal integrated… CONTINUE READING