How much does mental health care cost? Telemental Health, Part 5 in our series

How much does mental health care cost? Telemental Health, Part 5 in our series

Cost and convenience have prevented millions of Americans from seeking access to mental health care. Yet new technologies can make services more accessible, whether consumers choose online therapy, seek to connect and share information with fellow patients through online support groups, or use a number of apps on the market that help patients fight anxiety […]

How much does mental health care cost? Part 1 of our series

How much does mental health care cost? Part 1 of our series

(Updated, 2019) One in five adults in the U.S. experience a mental health problem in any given year, yet limited or no mental health insurance prevents more than half of them from receiving treatment. The Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity Law sought to bridge the divide between physical and behavioral health coverage […]

How much does mental health care cost? Part 3: Five Reasons for paying out of pocket

How much does mental health care cost? Part 3: Five Reasons for paying out of pocket

(Updated, 2019) About a third of psychologists in the U.S. do not participate in private insurance plans, according to the American Psychological Association. And many therapists who do take insurance accept a limited number of plans, to avoid the aggravation of haggling with insurance companies. The majority of their patients pay out of pocket and, […]

Joining Health Rosetta’s collaborators board

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Joining Health Rosetta’s collaborators board

Check out our neighbors at HealthRosetta! I’ve just joined the collaborators board — which also includes Bill Gates, Esther Dyson, Susannah Fox, Danny Sands, Rushika Fernandopulle, Dan Kraft and Eric Topol, Jonathan Bush, Bryan Vartabedian, Gilles Frydman, Rob Lamberts, John Grohol, Tom Ferguson, Lygeia Ricchiardi, Adrian Gropper, Hugo Campos, OpenNotes, Leonard Kish, Shannon Brownlee and many […]