Long-term Cost Effects of Collaborative Care for Late-life Depression

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A study that showed the IMPACT version of Collaborative Care is associated with a high probability of lower total healthcare costs during a 4-year period compared with usual primary care.

Publication
American Journal of Managed Care
Publication date
February 15, 2008; VOL. 14, NO. 2
Authors
Jurgen Unutzer, MD, MPH; Wayne J. Katon, MD; Ming-Yu Fan, PhD; Michael C. Schoenbaum, PhD; Elizabeth H. B. Lin, MD, MPH; Richard D. Della Penna, MD; and Diane Powers, MA