Managed care opens unlikely doors: Innovations in behavioral health home care

Mary Rosedale

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Complex market forces driving the reevaluation of health care services have unlocked institutional doors and led us back to the patient's home. All the while, health care restructuring has revolutionized the way we think about clients, ourselves as clinicians, and the delivery of mental health services. Within this rapidly changing environment, behavioral health home care is an exciting and evolving service strategy. This article examines the development of managed care and managed behavioral health care and reflects upon the clinical and economic changes that drive behavioral health home care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-48
Number of pages4
JournalHome Health Care Management and Practice
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1999


  • Behavioral health care
  • Community based treatment
  • Managed care
  • Psychiatric home health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Community and Home Care
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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