Share
Explore BrainMass

Quality Assurance in Managed Mental and Behavioral Health Care

Quality Assurance in Managed Mental and Behavioral Health Care

Assignment Expectations

Use information from the modular background readings as well as any good quality resource you can find. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.

LENGTH: 3-5 Pages

The following items/requirements/questions will be assesed in particular:
1. Describe the nature of managed care's philosophy and initiatives directed at mental and behavioral health.
2. The steps taken to improve quality care
3. What works and what does not
4. Your recommendations for further or continued improvements

Attachments

Solution Preview

http://michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2941_4868_4897-14782--,00.html

The following items/requirements/questions will be assesed in particular:
1. Describe the nature of managed care's philosophy and initiatives directed at mental and behavioral health.

The philosophy that characterizes managed care in many health care organizations such as health care institutions, attempt to ensure improved coordination and positive outcomes of clients' care. The objective of managed care is to provide desired clinical outcomes through the most cost-effective manner possible capable of supporting the patient, the healthcare organization, and ultimately the delivery of health care. Managed care is placated upon hiring competent and qualified nurses, doctors, and other healthcare personnel that work in a variety of settings either directly with clients/caregivers and providers or as a liaison be­tween the professional and facility providers as well the managed care organization (MCO), and community agencies.

Managed care seeks to deliver direct member care and reduce financial or clinical outcome risks such as in population management health by facilitating organizations focused on clinical program ...

Solution Summary

Quality Assurance in Managed Mental and Behavioral Health Care

This solution discusses quality assurance in managed mental and behavioral health care.

$2.19