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Geriatric Care Management Settings

Carmen Morano and Barbara Morano

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0037
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes social work practice in geriatric care management settings. It considers contemporary challenges that arise in these settings, including definitional issues around what ... More


The Revolt of the Corporate Purchaser

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter shows how the failure of federal cost containment provoked corporate purchasers to experiment with their own methods for controlling costs, leading to managed care in the 1990s and ... More


Credentialing Opportunities for Social Workers in Aging

Robyn Golden and Monika White

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0100
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses credentialing for social workers with older adults, with an emphasis on care management, as it is the only possible current credentialing opportunity addressing social work ... More


Health Maintenance Organizations and Managed Care Companies

W. June Simmons and Susan Enguidanos

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0041
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines social work practice in managed care settings. It offers an overview of managed care in the U.S., before presenting major debates about the impact of this care model on clients ... More


Conclusion: Ungovernability as Market Rule

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This concluding chapter argues that the privatization of the Medicare and Medicaid programs in Puerto Rico failed despite promising more efficient care management and expanded access to ... More


Long-term care policy for older people in Ireland: a governmental analysis

Ciara O’Dwyer

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the long-term care policy for older people in Ireland. Taking a historical perspective, it demonstrates how the long-term care policy for older people bears all the hallmarks ... More


Desperately Seeking Stakeholder Alignment: A Case Vignette

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents a case vignette involving a hospital negotiator that touches on aspects of identifying and curbing waste. It shows that a successful negotiator is very aware of the other ... More


Ethics and charging for care

Bridget Penhale

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In recent years, following the implementation of the community care reforms of the 1990s, there has been an increased emphasis on charging for social care. This chapter provides a brief overview of ... More


Thatcherism: opportunities and challenges

Steve Rogowski

in Social work: The rise and fall of a profession?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424488
eISBN:
9781447303527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424488.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the premierships of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, together with their impact on social work in Britain. It discusses the New Right's application of classical liberal ... More


Social services departments: success or failure?

Terry Bamford

in Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356530
eISBN:
9781447356578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Social Services departments, created after the 1970 Local Authority Social Services Act, survived for nearly half a century. Their ability to meet the vision set out in the Seebohm Report was ... More


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