HHS Announces Affordable Care Act Funding on Mental Health Services Funding


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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced its plans to roll out $50 million in funds to expand mental health and substance use disorder services in 200 Community Health Centers nationwide.

The Affordable Care Act expands mental health and substance use disorder benefits and parity protections for a total of 60 million Americans.


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