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Even With Cures Act, Medicaid Remains Vital for Behavioral Health

December 16, 2016

The 21st Century Cures Act, a bipartisan measure that President Obama signed this week, provides small grants to reduce incarceration for people with mental illness and $1 billion to address the opioid crisis.  Nevertheless, Medicaid remains the major funding source for states to treat mental illness and substance use disorders, and plans by the incoming Republican majority to cut...

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