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Medicaid: A vital lifeline for mental health care
Posted on Feb 14 2017
The Hill

NAMI CEO Mary Gilibart's commentary warns that Congress is considering changes to Medicaid that could set back the cause of improving mental health care and deny care to millions of Americans with mental illness. Medicaid is the most important funder of services for people with mental illness. About one-third of people added to Medicaid in the states that have expanded the program live with a mental illness or substance use condition.