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Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care - Nevada Current

Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care – Nevada Current

Even as the Covid-19 pandemic ushered in more acceptance and understanding mental and behavioral health needs, Nevada and the country face the associated battle for mental health parity – ensuring that health insurance companies cover mental and behavioral health the same way as physical health. Mental health parity, as described by the National Alliance on …

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Task Force Recommends Screening for Anxiety for All Adults Under 65

Task Force Recommends Screening for Anxiety for All Adults Under 65

By By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter, health day reporter (Health Day) TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — In what amounts to public acknowledgment that anxiety disorders have run rampant during the pandemic, an influential group of experts recommends for the first time that all American adults under the age of 65 be screened for …

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A new mental health crisis network and coverage model could emerge from the SC task force

A new mental health crisis network and coverage model could emerge from the SC task force

The combination of mental health beds, crisis services and a psychiatric emergency room in one region of South Carolina could create a model for the entire state, health officials said. The Department of Health and Human Services is leading a task force that includes the Medical University of South Carolina and other health care systems …

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