Mental Health America today marked tomorrow’s six month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, which will greatly expand access to mental health care and addiction treatment.
“The Affordable Care Act marks a tremendous step forward in our efforts to improve access to care for individuals with mental health or substance use conditions and in our advocacy for prevention of these conditions,” said David Shern, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America.
“Treatment for these conditions is recognized as critical to overall health by being included on the list of essential benefits that must be covered in new plans offered to the uninsured beginning in 2014.”
Read more here: Mental Health America Marks Six Month Anniversary Of Health Reform Law.
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