Institute of Medicines Releases Essential Health Benefits Report to the Department of State Health Services

On October 7, 2011 the Institute of Medicine released its Essential Health Benefits Report to the Department of State Health Services. The report details criteria and methods for DSHS to use in determining which benefits should take priority for coverage in the Essential Health Benefits Package that is required by the Affordable Care Act. Mental Health and substance use disorder services, and behavioral health are included in the priorities. Click the link to view the full report: http://www.iom.edu/EHB.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s