Millions Of Additional People May Require Mental Health Services Through Medicaid.

The Los Angeles Times (6/10, Gorman) reports, “Officials expect many newly insured patients arriving at doctor’s offices and urban and rural clinics to have mental health complications.” Starting “next year, some 2.3 million additional people may require mental health services through Medicaid…according to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry,” a publication of the American Psychiatric Association. “Failing to diagnose and treat mental problems early can lead to far costlier visits to emergency [departments] and hospitals later.”

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— “Treatments of physical and mental health are coming together, “Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times, June 9, 2013.

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