MHASAMental Health Assessment and Service Agency
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Interviews with key informants from the MHASAs indicate both similarities and differences in their management utilization strategies.
All MHASAs reported doing case reviews to determine high utilizers and the necessity of services, but did not systematically enforce these utilization management strategies (Bloom et al.
When it became apparent that the MHASAs would have savings after the first year of operation, the Colorado Mental Health Services (CMHS) required all MHASAs to submit a plan for use of their savings to be approved yearly.
Indeed, if MHASAs are competing as expected against the state's desire to see savings produced for redistribution within the system, then the MBHO areas would need to obtain at least 5 percent more savings than the DC areas to be viewed as equally successful.