By Lisa Gillespie
January 5, 2015
Even though more Americans than before have access to health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act, getting mental health services can still be challenging.
A report released in November concludes that despite a 2008 mental health parity law, some state exchange health plans may have a way to go to even the playing field between mental and physical benefits. The report, released by the advocacy group Mental Health America, was paid for by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. and Lundbeck U.S.A., a pharmaceutical company that specializes in neurology and psychiatric treatments.