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State Of The Union: A Critical Look At The Policy & Legislation Impacting U.S. Behavioral Health Care

Changes in delivery and reimbursement for mental health services were abundant in 2018, spurred by a combination of state and federal initiatives aimed at improving behavioral health in the United States. The trend is expected to continue throughout 2019.

During this webinar, Nathaniel Counts, Senior Policy Director at Mental Health America, and Athena Mandros, Director of Market Intelligence at OPEN MINDS, share their perspectives on the key policies and legislation shifting behavioral health care delivery and reimbursement which were enacted or implemented during 2018. They also provide their insight into expected changes for providers, payers, and consumers throughout 2019.

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