Your young adult child has been diagnosed with a serious mental health problem. Your family has been through a long and frightening experience. Your physician has recommended a psychiatrist, and you are anxious to get your child started in treatment. You have searched for a doctor who is in network. However, your insurance company has denied the pre-authorization request to pay for treatment. You are notified that your policy does not cover mental health issues.
THE GOOD NEWS IS that under national improved Medicare for All, comprehensive coverage includes mental health and all other medically necessary services.