5142.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 - 1:00 PM

Abstract #17260

Provider assessments of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Program: year 7

Richard H. Beinecke, DPA, ACSW, Department of Public Management, Suffolk University, 8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108, , N/A and Wayne Stelk, PhD, Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, Heller School, MS035, PO Box 9110, Waltham, MA 02254.

The Behavioral Health Program, the Massachusetts Medicaid behavioral health carve-out, is now in its eighth year. Provider assessments from the Suffolk University mental health provider survey, now in its 7th year, and the Brandeis University/ Suffolk Michigan-Massachusetts "Mitch-Mass" substance abuse provider survey are presented. Comparisons to previous years' surveys are given.

Learning Objectives: N/A

Keywords: Medicaid, Mental Health System

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: None
I do not have any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA