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Health insurance for mental illness

Joint Information Service of the American Psychiatric Association and the National Association for Mental Health.

Health insurance for mental illness

by Joint Information Service of the American Psychiatric Association and the National Association for Mental Health.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Mental health -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Patricia L. Scheidemandel [research associate], Charles K. Kanno [research associate, and] Raymond M. Glasscote [chief]
      ContributionsScheidemandel, Patricia L., Kanno, Charles K., Glasscote, Raymond M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG9387.M4 J63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 89 p.
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5612298M
      LC Control Number68020203

      In the United States, health insurance benefits for mental health services have been typically less than benefits for physical health services (American Psychological Association, ), resulting in potential financial burden for people with mental health conditions (Zuvekas et al., ). Here is The Kennedy Forum’s guide to making mental health essential health through The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA or Parity Act). This requires health insurance carriers to achieve coverage parity between Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders(MH/SUD) and medical/surgical benefits, especially in regard to.

      The terms ‘mental health’ and ‘mental illness’ are often though of and used interchangeably. Unless you are a psychotherapist or some other practitioner in the field, you probably don’t think much about the difference between the two or aren’t even aware that there is a difference. For families across California, a desperate struggle to get mental health care. Californians with mental illness—and their family members—describe pleading with insurance providers for the treatment they need. Next Up: Part 3 Treatment for psychosis—and other mental illness—differs drastically by county.

        “How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System”: That subtitle is the opening shot across the bow in this jeremiad of a book . Mental Health Service Use in the Past Year among Adults with Any Mental Illness, by Race/Ethnicity Whites.


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