National Alliance on Mental Illness
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(800) 950-NAMI; email@example.com
Florida's attempts to Restrict Access to Medications
In 1999, the Florida legislature passed into law a measure that wisely protects access to medications for people with mental illness eligible for Medicaid. ACCESS TO MEDICATIONS, however, is being threatened and will be restricted if a bill requiring Medicaid recepients with mental illness in Florida to get care through managed care, from their health maintenance organization.