Mental Health Care: Access Challenges for Covered Consumers and Relevant Federal Efforts
Explores the experiences of consumers with health insurance coverage in accessing timely and appropriate mental health care. Describes challenges accessing mental health services, including workforce shortages and broadband availability in rural areas. Identifies ongoing and planned federal efforts to address these challenges.
Government Accountability Office
Access · Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Healthcare facilities · Mental health · Policy · Telehealth