Developing a financially viable consultation-liaison service.
As reimbursememt for psychiatry changes, general hospital psychiatry divisions, specifically consultation-liaison (C-L) services, will take on increasingly important roles.
This article shows how a variety of finding mechanisms have applications in different hospital systems.
Although every recommendation does not apply to each hospital, certain important contributions that C-L psychiatry can make, such as updating diagnosis-related group codes and enhancing hospital reinbursement for services appropriately delivered, are reviewed.
Specific recommendations that may be helpful in various hospital systems are offered that, individually and in the aggregate, should enhance the position, as well as the financial, research, and clinical base for an effectively manneged C-L service.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hôpital général, Psychiatrie liaison, Consultation hospitalière, Organisation hospitalière, Analyse coût, Economie santé, Santé mentale, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : General hospital, Liaison psychiatry, Hospital consultation, Hospital organization, Cost analysis, Health economy, Mental health, United States, North America, America, Human
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