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Behavioral Health: Can Primary Care Help Meet the Growing Need?

Behavioral Health: Can Primary Care Help Meet the Growing Need?

While addressing unmet mental health and substance use needs, the ACA’s provisions raise new challenges. This May 2012 briefing by the Alliance for Health Reform examines the issues. Given their budgetary constraints, will states be able to expand capacity to meet the demands of increased enrollment? Will sacrifices in other benefits and services be needed in order to provide mental health parity? Slides from the presentation are also available.