Health Law Boosts Hospital Psych Care For Young Adults – Capsules - The KHN Blog

June 11, 2014 7:17 PM

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Health Law Boosts Hospital Psych Care For Young Adults  –  Capsules - The KHN Blog

Expanded coverage for young adults under the Affordable Care Act substantially raised inpatient hospital visits related to mental health, finds a new study by researchers at Indiana and Purdue universities.

That looks like good news: Better access to care for a population with higher-than-average levels of mental illness that too often endangers them and people nearby.

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