ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Psychiatric Association (APA) today issued the following statement from CEO and Medical Director Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A., in response to the Senate voting down a bill that would have partially repealed the Affordable Care Act:
“With today’s vote, psychiatrists and other health providers can thank the Senate that our patients will not lose access to health care. The American Psychiatric Association has repeatedly reached out to members of Congress to express our concerns that proposed bills in the House and Senate would take away treatment for mental health and substance use disorders, as well as reduce the number of people with health insurance.
“There are challenges with our current health care system that Congress can and must address to improve the system overall. We need...Read More