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Models to Expand Affordability for Mental Health Services

Affordability of mental health services involves the costs associated with receiving mental health services and attaining insurance that covers those services. Some people who live in rural areas are unable to afford the cost of health insurance or the cost of paying for mental health services out-of-pocket. Affordable mental health services help ensure rural communities can receive necessary care to address their mental health needs.

This section describes two models to improve affordability in rural communities.

Models in this section: