Purchase of Mental Health Services

A synopsis of a presentation to Association of Mental Health Administrators Annual Meeting, October 10, 1980
  • Robert Elkin


This synopsis of a comprehensive presentation on purchase of service provides a brief overview of the subject. The presentation is based on the systems approach and is organized around five elements: goals and objectives, constraints, scope, controls, and administration. Purchase of Service, when implemented in a systematic manner, is viewed as an important management tool for providing a wide range of mental health services.


Mental Health Service Private Practitioner Mental Health Administrator Mental Health Activity Contracting Agency 


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© Association of Mental Health Administrators 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Elkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co.MemphisUSA

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