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Few aware of their mental health coverage

May 23, 2014
by Julie Miller
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It's the law

Twenty-seven percent of Americans have accessed treatment from a mental health professional. By law, insurers are required to cover services for mental health, behavioral health and substance-use disorders in a way that is comparable to coverage for physical health. How many insurance customers actually know that? Not many apparently.

A new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) indicates that individuals age 18 and older are concerned about their cost for treatment despite mental health parity laws.

Read the source article at Yahoo News

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