Effects of mental health benefits legislation: a community guide systematic review.

  title={Effects of mental health benefits legislation: a community guide systematic review.},
  author={Theresa Ann Sipe and Ramona K. C. Finnie and John A. Knopf and Shuli Qu and Jeffrey A. Reynolds and Anilkrishna B. Thota and R. A. Hahn and Ron Z. Goetzel and Kevin D. Hennessy and Lela R. McKnight-Eily and Daniel P. Chapman and Clinton W. Anderson and Susan T Azrin and Ana F Abra{\'i}do-Lanza and Alan J. Gelenberg and Mary E. Vernon-Smiley and Donald E. Nease},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={48 6},
CONTEXT Health insurance benefits for mental health services typically have paid less than benefits for physical health services, resulting in potential underutilization or financial burden for people with mental health conditions. Mental health benefits legislation was introduced to improve financial protection (i.e., decrease financial burden) and to increase access to, and use of, mental health services. This systematic review was conducted to determine the effectiveness of mental health… CONTINUE READING
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