DATCAP

AcronymDefinition
DATCAPDrug Abuse Treatment Cost Analysis Program
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"Cost Estimation When Time and Resources Are Limited: The Brief DATCAP." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 27 (3): 187-93.
"Using the DATCAP and ASI to Estimate the Costs and Benefits of Residential Addiction Treatment in the State of Washington." Social Science and Medicine 55 (12): 2267-82.
"Benefit-Cost Analysis of Addiction Treatment: Methodological Guidelines and Application Using the DATCAP and ASI." Health Services Research 37 (2): 433-55.
"DATStats: Results from 85 Studies Using the Drug Abuse Treatment Cost Analysis Program (DATCAP)." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 25:51-7.
Although tools such as DATCAP and SASCAP greatly facilitate economic cost studies of alcoholism treatment programs, standardized cost studies still pose many challenges for researchers.
Because many studies have used DATCAP to estimate the cost of AOD abuse treatment programs, further cost analyses of new alcoholism treatment methods using this approach may be needed so that the findings can be compared with findings in the existing literature.
in a setting; (DATCAP) -- the first estimates the such tool used; resources needed estimates total and to provide the per-patient costs of treatment and the an alcohol and other monetary value of drug abuse treatment.
Finally, the average cost of one day in residential addiction treatment ($90.69 [1996 dollars]) was calculated from published and unpublished data on all residential treatment programs that completed the DATCAP. Again, future analyses should ob tain unit cost estimates that are representative and appropriate for the population being analyzed.
The proposed benefit-cost analysis weighs the costs of resources allocated to treatment, as estimated through the DATCAP, against the benefits yielded through treatment, obtained by monetizing selected ASI outcome variables.
In addition, program costs may be slightly underestimated as well because costs specifically incurred by program clients are currently not included in the DATCAP.
Economic cost data were collected for a period of 2 consecutive fiscal years, 1996 and 1997, using the DATCAP (French, Dunlap, Zarkin, et al.
Table 1 summarizes the cost estimates obtained through the DATCAP (fiscal years 1996 and 1997) for three outpatient drug-free programs from the Philadelphia Target Cities Project.