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Variations in Mental Health Need and Service Utilization by Insurance Type: Findings from a Population-Based Survey in California

@inproceedings{Duong2014VariationsIM,
  title={Variations in Mental Health Need and Service Utilization by Insurance Type: Findings from a Population-Based Survey in California},
  author={Sophie Duong},
  year={2014}
}
Author(s): Duong, Sophie Thu Thuy | Advisor(s): Sorkin, Dara H | Abstract: As California implements the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, it is important to examine the various types of insurance coverage and their association with mental health need and service utilization. Using data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) 2011-2012, this current study compared the mental health need and service use of California adults with various insurance types. The… Expand

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