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Case Management MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Case Management
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all health professionals' activities to insure coord of services for the patient
Scope Note
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
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Managed Care Programs (1988-1995)
Patient Care Planning (1980-1995)
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Managed Care Programs
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Case Management Preferred
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