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Costs and Incentives in a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Carve Out

Ching-to Ma () and T.G. McGuire

Working Papers from Boston University - Industry Studies Programme

Abstract: This paper examines the changes in costs of mental health and substance abuse services ina carve out program initiated in 1993 by the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) of the Commonwealth of of Massachusetts, and related those changes to initiatives in the contract the GIC agreed upon with the managed behavioral health vendor.

Keywords: HEALTH; SERVICES (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I11 I12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997
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