A 2-year reduction of $5.25 million in inpatient costs, representing a decrease of 74%, resulted from implementation of a Psychiatric Management Initiative at Munson Army Community Hospital.
Case management was a major component Management in the military Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) system has major differences from the civilian sector.
The military case manager functions as a « guest » in the civilian psychiatric hospitals with no authority to direct care.
The practice involves trend analysis, team work, innovative treatment alternatives, and active discharge planning with follow-up.
This program was successful in the recapture of CHAMPUS costs despite constraints by CHAMPUS regulations.
Costs went from $3,555,285 in fiscal year 1993 down to $600,743 in fiscal year 1995.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hôpital psychiatrique, Reprise programme, Installation militaire, Organisation santé, Rapport coût bénéfice, Analyse statistique, Prévention, Evaluation, Homme, Politique sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Psychiatric hospital, Program restart, Military installation, Public health organization, Cost benefit ratio, Statistical analysis, Prevention, Evaluation, Human, Health policy
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0136533
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 21/05/1997.