A Medicare mental health expansion
Dec 25, 2023

A Medicare mental health expansion

In the new year, 400,000 providers will become eligible to work with Medicare patients for the first time.

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Medicare expands mental health coverage

Dec 25, 2023
Loosened restrictions on who can bill the program for mental health services mean more options for Americans, especially in rural areas.
The Jan 1. change to Medicare will make some 400,000 providers, or 40% of the mental health workforce, eligible to bill the program.  
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