Mental Health and Medicaid Costs: Why Ignoring Mental Health Is Expensive

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Cost containment is one of the major goals of health policy reform in the United States. Because spending on mental health and substance abuse services (commonly called “behavioral health services” when referring to both) is less than 8 percent of all health spending, behavioral health seems an unlikely candidate for substantial savings. But that perception is wrong!  Click for more:   http://tinyurl.com/4e8lm5q

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