Recovery in the Community: Funding Mental Health Rehabilitative Approaches Under Medicaid (Volume 1)


Publication Date: November 2001

Publisher: Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law; Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc.

Author(s): Rafael Semansky; Chris Koyanagi

Research Area: Health

Keywords: Community-driven mental health services; Psychiatric rehabilitation; State-based mental health care

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

This report describes how states have covered community-based psychiatric rehabilitation and case management services for adults under Medicaid. Its focus is on evidence-based interventions and services that support a recovery-focused system of community care.

This report is the first of two discussing the use of the Medicaid program to fund recovery-oriented services for adults with serious mental illnesses.