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Mental Health Coverage Continues to Fall Short, Study Shows
Posted on Nov 20 2019
Bloomberg
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More Americans turn to out-of-network providers when seeking mental health care than when seeking medical care, and the trend continues to worsen, a new study shows, despite a law designed to prevent this problem for people seeking treatment for conditions such as depression and addiction. “This report shows that Americans continue to face barriers to mental health care perpetuated by insurance companies, such as red tape and lack of in-network providers,” says Angela Kimball, acting CEO. “The current situation is putting lives at risk.”