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An Analysis of Accreditation and Its Impact on Receiving Funding in Mental Health Hospital.

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This paper examines the accreditation of mental health facilities and sources of funding. The funding sources examined are Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, private insurance, and client fees. Other factors included are the type of ownership of the facility. The conclusion is that accreditation is important. Different accreditations are important for different funding sources. The most important accreditations are state accreditations. Type of ownership is important, but relatively the least important.

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Name: Hospital topics
ISSN: 1939-9278
Pages: 1-5

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