Policy Recommendations to Support Medicaid Behavioral Health Services

NAMD releases federal policy recommendations to support state-driven improvements in Medicaid behavioral health services.

NAMD released its letter to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee which identifies opportunities for improving the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services. As a nation, we have undergone dramatic changes in how we identify, treat and finance appropriate services for individuals with behavioral health disorders. Yet, federal policy not only fails to sufficiently keep pace it also actually impedes further progress in some instances.

Read the full letter here.

Read the Appendix on State Behavioral Health Initiatives here.

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