Mental Health Managed Care Pilot in Georgia
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First came the closing of a state psychiatric hospital in Rome and the creation of community mental health services in the area.
Now mental health services may be revamped further in the North Georgia region, this time with a version of managed care.
The state is designing a pilot program for the 31-county region that would combine the functions of a crisis telephone line and the authorizing and paying for mental health services under one roof. Currently those functions are split among different organizations.