The impact of managed care on substance abuse treatment: a report of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

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This report examines the impact of managed care (MC) and related developments on substance abuse treatment, and evaluates how it has been associated with a decline in the availability of proper treatment for many addicted patients. A trend toward carve-out and for-profit MC organizations is associated with lower financial incentives for intensive treatment… (More)

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@article{Galanter2000TheIO, title={The impact of managed care on substance abuse treatment: a report of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.}, author={Marc Galanter and D Steven Keller and Helen Dermatis and Susan Egelko}, journal={Journal of addictive diseases}, year={2000}, volume={19 3}, pages={13-34} }