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Health law may not broaden access to mental treatment

The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover mental health care just as they do physical care, but a new study shows only half of psychiatrists accept insurance. That means access to care for the millions of people with depression, … Continue reading

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Kathleen Sebelius announces new mental health parity requirements for health insurers | WashingtonExaminer.com

Kathleen Sebelius announces new mental health parity requirements for health insurers | WashingtonExaminer.com. Sebelius said the administration will post regulations Friday requiring that insurance companies treat mental health issues the same as physical health problems. The new regulations will apply … Continue reading

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For consumers whose health premiums will go up under new law, sticker shock leads to anger

For consumers whose health premiums will go up under new law, sticker shock leads to anger – The Washington Post. Americans who face higher ­insurance costs under President Obama’s health-care law are angrily complaining about “sticker shock,” threatening to become … Continue reading

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Individual insurance cancellations

AP: Many Will Have Insurance Cancelled Due to ObamaCare. Why? Because your policy doesn’t meet the Essential Health Benefit standards, which include the following at a minimum: Ambulatory patient services, such as doctor’s visits and outpatient services Emergency services Hospitalization … Continue reading

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