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Whitehouse Praises Obamacare for Access to Mental Health

From the Whitehouse press office:

Obamacare Will Help 172,000 Rhode Islanders Gain Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits

Washington, DC– According to data released today by the White House, 172,000 Rhode Islanders will gain access to expanded mental health and substance use disorder benefits and federal parity protections thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

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Schizophrenia about High Deductibles

Money shot quote from a compelling article by Greg Scandlen about the schizophrenic effects of High Deductible Health Plans:

I don’t expect physicians to double as financial advisers, but I agree that they should be more aware of the costs of the treatments they prescribe.

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Despite expanded coverage, hospitals may see more bad debt - Nashville Business Journal

I definitely don’t want to harsh on anyone’s mellow about Obamacare, but this is the part that worries me:  the bad debt that hospitals are going to take on.   22 more words

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