Managing Managed Care II

Managing Managed Care II

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Managing Managed Care II: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition, provides an easy-to-learn, easy-to-use method for documenting and communicating the necessity, appropriateness, and course of treatment for managed care review. Using the Patient Impairment Profile method, practitioners can convincingly convey a clinical rationale for treatment, efficiently track progress over time, and demonstrate favorable patient outcomes. Keeping pace with the evolving and expanding presence of managed care, the authors have extensively revised and enlarged the previous edition. New clinical research on the validity and reliability of the impairment terminology has produced a much-improved, clinically valid, and statistically reliable impairment lexicon. Detailed severity rating qualifiers, reference lists of patient objectives, and a useful glossary have been added. All regulations have also been updated. Managing Managed Care II is reference and valuable resource for mental health practitioners and for the individuals who monitor and review treatment. By providing concise, relevant, and outcome-focused treatment information, practitioners become proactive participants in managed care while adeptly articulating the value and quality of their services.Janet A. Brown, R.N., C.P.H.Q., is a consultant in quality, utilization, and risk management with psychiatric and ... Ms. Brown is the author of The Quality Management Professionala#39;s Study Guide, now in its 10th edition, and serves as instructoranbsp;...

Title:Managing Managed Care II
Author:Michael Goodman, Janet Brown, Pamela Deitz
Publisher:American Psychiatric Pub - 1996


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