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A System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base
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Chapter 9: Developing Effective Financing Strategies  

Symposium – Promising Managed Care Approaches to Care Management and Clinical Decision-making
Chair: Beth Stroul

Symposium Introduction
Mary I Armstong  

Promising Approaches in Care Management In Care Management Systems
Mary I Armstong           

Promising Approaches on Clinical Decision Making Guidelines for Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Care in Public Sector Managed Care Systems
Sheila A Pires, Katherine Grimes         

Symposium Discussion
Ginny Wood

Symposium – Financing Issues in Systems of Care for Children's Mental Health
Chair: Jennifer Taub            

Sustaining Systems of Care: Maximizing Medicaid for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances
Kathleen Biebel, Judith Katz-leavy         

Cost and Service Utilization for Families Enrolled in a Managed Care Wraparound Program
Suzanne Fields, Carol Gyurina, Stephen Magnus, John Straus     

Use of Flexible Funds for Respite Services in a Managed Care Wraparound Program
Jennifer Taub, Joseph O'Garr         

Symposium Discussion: Very Important Research; Very Difficult to Do
Brian T. Yates            

Challenges in Measuring Level-of-restrictiveness for Analyses of Cost Effectiveness
Katherine E Grimes, Sara L Nechasek, Brian Mullin       

The Financial Impact of Decreased Residential Treatment Utilization in a Newly Managed System of Care
James M. Papp

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