Specimen Policy - Mental Health Page 86

Mental Health Videos

insurance coverage for behavioral and mental health. http://on.apa.org/parity-law.

Ted Talk - Benefits Physical Exercise

PBS News Hours - Are mentally ill Americans getting adequate care?

Millions of Americans are now eligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including 1.2 million people with mental illnesses. But this particularly vulnerable group may not actually be getting the heath care they need

 

Introduction to California’s Public Mental Health System (9/23/2019)

Mental Health in CA

Behavioral Health Integration CHCF.org

Sharp Mental Health - Play List

Mental Health

as an essential benefit under Health Care Reform

Every qualified health plan (ObamaCare compliant-meeting the 10 essential benefits) must provide parity coverage for mental health and substance use services resulting in no added treatment limits and no extra costs.

NAMI (National Assoc of Mental Illness) Website, Insurance & Health Care Reform Section

More than 43 million Americans suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions, according to the most recent federal data. But more than half the people who felt like they needed help last year, never got it. Even people who had insurance complained of barriers to care.  Narrow Provider Lists?  Some said they still couldn’t afford it; some were embarrassed to ask for help. Others just couldn’t get through the red tape.

Dealing with social & mental problems can cut health care costs CA Health Line 1.23.2017

Sacramento Bee 2.4.2014 reports increase in youth hospitalizations.

Jail not the place for the mentally ill aclu socal.org

Clinical UM – Utilization Management Bulletins

Behavioral Health
 
CG-BEH-03 Psychiatric Disorder Treatment
CG-BEH-04 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorder Treatment
CG-BEH-05 Eating and Feeding Disorder Treatment
CG-BEH-07 Psychological Testing
CG-BEH-08 Employee Assistance Program Outpatient Treatment
CG-BEH-10 Basic Skills Training/Social Skills Training

Technical Links & Resources

42  USC  18022 (E) Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment.

CFR 156.115 (a) (3), – Provisions of Essential Health Benefits

Federal Mental Health Parity

2008 Final Rules (direct link broke – use DOL’s search feature)

§146.136   Parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits.

Specimen Policy

Specimen Policy - Mental Health Page 86
Specimen Policy - Mental Health Page 86

Dental For Everyone

Dental For Everyone, has an excellent  website with full brochures, online quoting and enrollment 

Metal Levels
Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum
Mental Health Benefits

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Metal Levels – View Psych Benefits – Search and click – namely Out Patient Professional Services

6 comments on “Mental Health – An Essential Benefit

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