Psychiatr Serv 2021 Mar 4:appips202000710. Epub 2021 Mar 4.
Department of Population Health Sciences (Bao, Papp) and Department of Psychiatry (Bao), Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City; Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, City University of New York, New York City (Lee); National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, Virginia (Shern); Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Shern); Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City (Dixon); New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City (Dixon). Editor Emeritus Howard H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., was decision editor for this article.
Objective: The authors aimed to identify prominent financing approaches for coordinated specialty care (CSC) of patients with first-episode psychosis, alignment or misalignment of such approaches with sustained CSC implementation, and CSC provider perspectives on ideal payment models.
Methods: Semistructured interviews were conducted with informants from CSC provider organizations. Purposeful sampling of CSC program directors, team leaders, and other administrators from a national e-mail Listserv was supplemented by snowball sampling via participant recommendations. Read More