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Rural mental health coverage under health care reform.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8608699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Efforts to integrate services and financing under health care reform hold benefits for provision of services to rural mentally ill persons. Remote areas pose a particular challenge as the unique characteristics of rural America are even more evident. The model for managed care in remote rural areas will differ from those used in urban and their adjacent rural areas. Universal coverage would remove the barriers to accessing care for this population, but does not assure availability of adequate mental health services are or providers in rural areas. Characteristics of currently available rural mental health services are presented and obstacles to expanded delivery under health care reform are outlined.
D A Shelton; R Frank
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Community mental health journal     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0010-3853     ISO Abbreviation:  Community Ment Health J     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-05-30     Completed Date:  1996-05-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0005735     Medline TA:  Community Ment Health J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  539-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Community Mental Health Services / economics*,  manpower,  utilization
Delivery of Health Care
Health Care Reform / economics*
Insurance, Health / economics*
Rural Health Services / economics*,  manpower,  utilization
United States
Grant Support

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