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

By: Debbie Plotnick

Reforming Obamacare: The Challenge Ahead for Mental Health

By: Paul Gionfriddo, MHA president and CEO

To contain costs, President-Elect Donald Trump has suggested replacing Obamacare with a package of benefits that might include:

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.

With the AHCA, Our Children Will Grow Up Sicker

By: Nathaniel Counts, J.D.

Today, Congress is voting on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Obamacare replacement bill.

As of yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) continued to estimate 24 million people will lose health insurance coverage in the next ten years, and among those that have coverage, they will have less. While these numbers are probably far from exact, no one else has provided a competing analysis and there is no reason to doubt the overall trends.

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.

House Republicans Make Initial Move to Retain and Revise Obamacare

By: Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO, Mental Health America

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) went a long way...

By: Debbie Plotnick, MHA Vice President of Mental Health and Systems Advocacy

Why am I and why should you be concerned about the prospect of rolling back or eliminating healthcare reforms? If you or a family member has mental health needs, it’s important for you to understand how this could impact you and your loved ones. Let me tell you why, from my personal and professional viewpoint.

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