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Health Insurance Coverage For Mental Health Problems Still Lags : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image The best help for patients struggling with addiction, eating disorders or other mental health problems sometimes includes intensive therapy, the evidence shows. But many patients still have trouble getting their health insurers to cover needed mental health treatment. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images Amanda Bacon’s… Read More »

2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insurance 'helps finish the work of Obamacare'

Democrats should tread carefully when talking about a “Medicare for all” framework that eliminates the role of private insurers, according to one potential 2020 candidate. “Remember when President Obama said, ‘If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance,’” Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Sunday during an interview on NBC’s “Meet to Press.” “And… Read More »

Insurance Gaps May Increase Emergency Department Visits in Children With Asthma

November 26, 2018 Share this content: Children with asthma who have gaps in their health insurance coverage may use emergency department services more often than those who do not experience gaps. Insurance coverage gaps for children with asthma may result in increased emergency department use, possibly related to inferior access to health care, according to… Read More »