5089.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Managed Care and Treatment Entry

Invited session on cutting-edge research on factors associated with entering treatment for substance abuse
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Gabrielle C Denmead
12:30 PMEntering alcohol and drug treatment: A case study of demographic, problem severity, and insurance factors
Constance Weisner, Helen Matzgar, Laura Schmidt, Tammy Tam
12:48 PMBehavioral health care in managed care organizations: Entering and continuing in specialty treatment
Constance M. Horgan, ScD, Deborah W Garnick, ScD, Dominic Hodgkin, PhD, Elizabeth L. Merrick, PhD, MSW, Kathleen C Skwara, MPH, David Goldin, MA, Robert Cenczyk
1:06 PMInitiating events for treatment episodes of children and dependents of insured workers
Allen C Goodman, Janet R Hankin, Stephen J Spurr, David A Kalist
1:24 PMUnderstanding treatment initiation in publicly funded treatment
Mary Jo Larson, PhD, Matthew Urato, MPH
1:42 PMOrganizational correlates of access to outpatient drug abuse treatment on demand
Peter D Friedmann, Stephenie C Lemon, Michael D Stein, Tom A D'Aunno
Sponsor:Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Cosponsors:Health Administration; Mental Health; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA