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Mental Illness Covered in New Insurance Policies

APA provisions indicate that new insurance policies will have health services covered for mental illnesses.  This includes individuals with with depression, severe anxiety, eating disorders and other psychological conditions.   Follow the link below to read a detailed article from the Chicago Tribune.

“New insurance policies must cover mental illness”

by Judith Graham 2014 Chicago Tribune Company, LLC (January 9, 2014 Health Section)

Ms. Graham states:  “Mental health coverage offered through the individual market also was notoriously skimpy or nonexistent. Now, anyone who buys a plan through the new online marketplaces will find mental health services covered as one of 10 “essential health benefits” and no lifetime limits on services that will be reimbursed.”