Stabenow says "significant" movement on mental health bill

10:42 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Stabenow says "significant" movement on mental health bill

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Legislation would allow community mental health centers to bill Medicaid for mental health treatments, like physical health services
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow said a "significant" step was made last week toward expanding mental health care in the U.S. On Thursday, the Excellence in Mental Health Act passed the Senate Finance Committee as part of a bill that would allow Medicaid to help cover mental health care at community centers.