2017
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600206
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Service Use in the Month and Year Prior to Suicide Among Adults Enrolled in Ohio Medicaid

Abstract: Medicaid enrollment designates a "virtual boundary" around a subpopulation of health care consumers relevant to national suicide prevention efforts. Findings highlight the potential of using Medicaid data to identify individuals at risk of suicide for screening, prevention, and intervention.

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“…14 To the best of our knowledge, there have been no studies on health service patterns of youth suicide decedents involved in the child welfare system. [15][16][17] In the current study, we address a critical knowledge gap by comparing characteristics and health service use of suicide decedents and nondecedents with child welfare system involvement. Findings can be used to identify targets for suicide prevention strategies in health care settings and inform efforts to reduce barriers to health services.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…14 To the best of our knowledge, there have been no studies on health service patterns of youth suicide decedents involved in the child welfare system. [15][16][17] In the current study, we address a critical knowledge gap by comparing characteristics and health service use of suicide decedents and nondecedents with child welfare system involvement. Findings can be used to identify targets for suicide prevention strategies in health care settings and inform efforts to reduce barriers to health services.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…19,24 We generated variables for health care use using health administrative data. For consistency with the literature, we defined outpatient mental health contact within 30 days and 1 year before suicide 25 as either contact with a psychiatrist or a mental health visit with a primary care provider, using a validated algorithm. 26 We recorded psychiatric emergency department visits (available for 2002 forward) and psychiatric hospital admissions in the 30 days and 1 year before death.…”
Section: Variables Of Interestmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Des études populationnelles canadiennes révèlent des prévalences d'utilisation des services de santé dans l'année qui précède le suicide, qui s'élèvent à près de 92 % pour les cas de suicide 4-6 et à 84 % pour la population générale 5 . Une étude américaine sur des adultes décédés par suicide inscrits dans un programme Medicaid a rapporté une prévalence d'utilisation des services de 83 % 19 .…”
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