- More than 25 years after the first federal mental health parity protections were put in place, adequate coverage for behavioral health care remains elusive. This brief explains the federal behavioral health parity requirements and sets out key policy issues.
This policy watch examines what mobile crisis is, what changes to mobile crisis were included in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and how many states are implementing ARPA approved mobile crisis services.
- This issue brief focuses on the access and coverage of mental health services using data from the 2022 KFF Women’s Health Survey.
- These FAQs review mental health and substance use disorder coverage and cost sharing in Medicare and discuss recent policy changes related to coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatments.
- This policy watch looks at state policies and research related to prescription Narcan and some of the challenges related to the access, availability, and affordability of OTC Narcan.
Access and coverage