• The Affordable Care Act: Addiction Coverage

    Asked by JustinRose on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    The Affordable Care Act: Addiction Coverage

    Prior to 2013, over 47 million Americans were without health insurance coverage, and 25% of those had either a mental health condition or a substance abuse disorder…or both. These are striking, frightening figures, and this has finally led to the U.S. Government passing the Affordable Care Act in 2013, effectively covering a large amount of people who otherwise would not be covered; many of these now have coverage for substance abuse disorders and mental health issues.

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