Written for graduate students and veteran clinicians alike, The Handbook of Managed Behavioral Healthcare offers a comprehensive curriculum to understanding managed care and knowing the business landscape of working with managed care organizations. Filled with samples of commonly used contracts, forms, and protocols, The Handbook of Managed Behavioral Healthcare is a timely addition to the literature on the topic and is a practical and much needed resource.
"The Handbook of Managed Behavioral Healthcare really delivers the sort of practical, valuable information and analysis that most others in the field only promise. The book is up–to–date, intelligent, and immediately useful. I give it two thumbs up."?James Randolph Hillard, professor and chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
"This book represents a pioneering effort by one of the most knowledgeable experts in the industry. It is must reading for students training in psychiatry, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and related fields."?Larry J. Bloom, professor of psychology, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University
Nearly 100 Years of Managed Care.
Anatomy and Physiology of a Managed Care Organization.
What Managed Care Plans Look for in Clinicians.
Assessing Managed Plans: A Clinician′s Perspective.
Understanding the Provider Subcontract.
The Credentialing Process.
The Finances of Managed Care.
The Emphasis Upon Quality Improvement.
Managed Care in the Public Sector.
Today′s Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organizations.
Ethical Issues in Managed Care.
A Future in Managed Care.