By Monica E. Oss The performance metrics for the mental health system in the United States are not great. The number of people who are uninsured and, as such, have limited access to mental health services, is rising. During 2019, 8% (26.1 million people) of the civilian non-institutionalized population did not have health insurance at any point during the year (U.S. Saw 8.0% Uninsured Rate In 2019). And, it was estimated that 10 million people lost employer-sponsored insurance during the pandemic—of these, a third regained employer-sponsored insurance by being added to a family member’s policy, nearly half were eligible for Medicaid, and 10% were…
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