Congress is trying to bring back the American Health Care
Act, which would leave millions of Americans without mental health coverage and
strip Medicaid of billions of dollars in funding. And the bill has gotten worse.
The recently introduced “MacArthur Amendment” would let
states get waivers allowing health insurance plans to not cover mental health and substance use treatment and charge people
with mental illness more.
It's outrageous to even
suggest that mental health coverage is optional and to charge people more
because they have a mental health condition.
Medicaid coverage is also under threat. It covers important mental
health services that help people with mental illness get better and stay
Your mental health coverage is at risk. Email Congress. Tell them to #KeepWhatWorks and REJECT the American Health Care Act.