Benefits of Medicaid Expansion for Behavioral Health


March 28, 2016
Source: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Across the country, state and local officials are increasingly focused on improving health outcomes for people living with mental illness or substance use disorders. This brief analyzes national data on behavioral health and reviews published research focused on how Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act advances the goal of improving treatment for people with behavioral health needs.





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