Year: 2004 Source: Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 2004. p.153-172 SIEC No: 20050882

The author reviews risk management considerations associated with the treatment of suicidal patients in managed care settings. She identifies areas of potential concern & highlights other important decision points. She also notes that since managed care companies can be perceived as profiting from withholding care, documenting the reason for treatment decisions is of extreme importance. (46 refs)