A higher percentage of patients with major depressive disorder do not want to see the Affordable Care Act repealed, as compared to the general population, according to a study published this week by health network PatientsLikeMe.
January 31, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Now with a new administration, it will be very important for us to pause, reflect and determine our next steps. The hoped for output from this exercise will be development of a laser-like focus on what is important, while ignoring all the noise.
January 12, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Members of the new Congress and administration have expressed a strong desire to “reform” Medicaid, although specifics are quite scarce. An effort will be made to change Medicaid to some type of fixed federal payment.
With the Affordable Care Act likely to be repealed and uncertainty over what will replace it, speakers on a National Council for Behavioral Health conference call Thursday said the time is now for providers to make their voices heard in Washington.
November 18, 2016 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
Rosalynn Carter’s Annual Behavioral Health Policy Symposium addressed many of the issues that we work on today: parity, care access, integrated care, peer support, community participation, stigma and more.