View from the bridge: Reflections of a recovering staff model HMO psychiatrist

@article{Bennett1993ViewFT,
  title={View from the bridge: Reflections of a recovering staff model HMO psychiatrist},
  author={Mark J. Bennett},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={1993},
  volume={64},
  pages={45-75}
}
The phenomenon of managed care is misperceived by its critics as a movement. Atheoretical in nature, and driven by spiralling health care costs, it represents the introduction of an executive function into the free-for-all (a supremely ironic term) of American medicine. Part one of this article traces the origin and development of the mental health carve-out, relating it to its antecedents, and describing its 3 overlapping phases: utilization review, discounted fees, and network development and… CONTINUE READING

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