Federal Policy Briefs: The IMD Exclusion
Our sixth Federal Policy Brief highlights the challenges caused by the “institutions for mental diseases” exclusion in Medicaid, and opportunities for federal action.
- NAMD Staff
The “institutions for mental diseases” (IMD) exclusion prevents Medicaid from receiving federal dollars for mental health and substance use services provided in facilities with more than 16 beds. Check out NAMD’s latest federal policy brief to learn more about the challenges this causes, and opportunities for federal action.
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