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Rural Inpatient Psychiatric Units Improve Access to Community-Based Mental Health Services, but Medicare Payment Policy a Barrier

Description
Investigates inpatient psychiatric units (IPUs) in rural hospitals as well as the community-based mental health services available to patients.
Author(s)
Stephenie Loux, David Hartley, David Lambert
Date
08/2007
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Medicare · Mental health · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models