PART 1: 4 PAGES-APA FORMAT-USE SUBHEADINGS-INCLUDE AT LEAST 4 PEER REVIEWED SCHOLARLY SOURCES. AT LEAST 2 SHOULD BE FROM PROVIDED READING LIST.
Describe the nature of managed care’s philosophy and initiatives directed at mental and behavioral health.
The steps taken to improve quality care
What works and what does not
Your recommendations for further or continued improvements
4 PAGES-APA FORMAT-USE SUBHEADINGS-INCLUDE AT LEAST 4 PEER REVIEWED SCHOLARLY SOURCES. . AT LEAST 2 SHOULD BE FROM PROVIDED READING LIST.
FOR THE LAST PAPER (PART 2 SECTION) YOU WERE ASKED TO:
compare and contrast the ratings of two hospitals in one city of your choice and then please compare and contrast the ratings of two hospitals in another city of your choice. Please make sure this second city is in a different area of the country with different demographics (for example: Los Angeles and Kansas City or Miami and Salt Lake City).
Module 3, you will summarize the ratings in PART 2 OF THE LAST PAPER. Please identify the organizations that are rated the highest and lowest and explain the reasons.
PART 3: 1 PAGE: INCLUDE REF
One study states, “Mental health has proved especially vulnerable to the ravages of managed care because its patients tend not to be assertive about their right to treatment and because the subjective nature of emotional distress makes it easier to deny or restrict, by way of pre-approvals and treatment reviews, than many medical conditions, whose symptoms can be documented with blood tests or X-rays.”
Do you think this is a fair statement? Why or why not?
Discuss some of the responsibilities that managed care should have towards these individuals with mental health issues.
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