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Don't Let Trumpscare Unravel Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Under ACA

By: Debbie Plotnick

More Challenges Emerge in the Effort to Enact AHCA

By: Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO

As the past few days and weeks have unfolded, it is becoming increasingly clear how the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) as currently drafted will have mostly unintended, mostly negative consequences for people with behavioral health conditions. We believe that these consequences easily could and should be mitigated.

9 Things You Should Know (and Share) About the Senate Health Care Bill

Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called for a delay in the vote for the Senate Health Care Bill. However, a delay doesn't mean that we stop advocating.

Time to Move Forward with a True Medicaid Reform

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO, and Nathaniel Counts, J.D., MHA Senior Policy Director

Medicaid is an expensive program.  For elders in nursing homes, for adults with chronic conditions, and for children with health care needs, it is also a life-saving one.

Health Care or Health Can’t: Western Omelet Style

It’s hard to believe that the House of Representatives, the legislative body of the people, by the people, and for the people, would seriously consider a health care reform bill that harms people.

A Nonstarter: Repealing Mental Health Reforms Granted by Obamacare

By: Caren Howard, Advocacy Manager

One in five people in their lifetime will experience a mental health condition and four in 20 people will experience chronic, ongoing issues. Mental health is integral to overall health of an individual throughout their lifespan.

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