Beyond the Water's Edge: Charting the Course of Managed Care for People with Disabilities - Conference Resource Book. The Effects of Private Sector Mental Health Carve-Outs

11/01/1996

Thomas G. McGuire, Ph.D.
Thomas McGuire is a Professor of Economics at Boston University. He has authored or edited three books and more than 100 published articles on health and mental health economics and policy. In 1983, his book, Financing Psychotherapy, received the Elizur Wright Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association recognizing an outstanding contribution to the literature on risk and insurance. He received the Carl Taube Award for outstanding contributions to mental health services research from the American Public Health Association in 1991. He has served as co-chair of three NIMH-sponsored conferences on economics and mental health, and has been the Research Director of a training program in economics and mental health at the Heller School at Brandeis University since 1981.

Dr. McGuire is the recipient of two sequential five-year Research Scientist Awards from the National Institute of Mental Health to study payment and financing of mental health services. Currently, he is also a recipient of an Investigator Award in Health Policy from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (joint with Richard Frank) to study reform of the organization and financing of mental health and substance abuse.

PRESENTATION NOT AVAILABLE AT TIME OF PRINTING. PLEASE REFER TO THE BACKGROUND PAPER COSTS AND INCENTIVES IN A MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE CARVE OUT.

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