By David Levinson
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To correct this skewed picture, ACT costs were also compared with those of two more typical, lower-budget programs: the Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) program run by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), and the Center for Mental Health Services’ACCESS program. Twelvemonth cost data for both programs, adjusted for inflation, placed average annual inpatient costs at only $7,905 for HCHV and $8,346 for ACCESS, less than one-third of those in the St. Louis and Baltimore studies. Only the highest-need patients— those in the top tenth, measured by expense— approached those spending levels: $32,605 in HCHV and $25,010 in ACCESS.
Louis and Baltimore studies. Only the highest-need patients— those in the top tenth, measured by expense— approached those spending levels: $32,605 in HCHV and $25,010 in ACCESS. Thus, in these two more representative programs, inpatient costs approached those of the St. Louis and Baltimore studies for only one-tenth of the clientele—suggesting that ACT is likely to achieve cost-neutrality for only a small segment of this population, although it may achieve beneficial clinical and housing outcomes for all segments.
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