Browsing: Health Policy and Management

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1 America’s Health and the ACA

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over four years and beyond, with most changes taking place by 2014.

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0 Life Inside the Human Mind

Throughout our lifetimes, mental health is essential to our overall health. What are the challenges of mental health and cognitive development at different stages of life? How can psychiatric services be made more cost-effective? Current research examines mental health from a variety of perspectives including neurobiology, psychology, and health policy.

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0 California’s Mental Health Services Act: Is It Working?

Five years after the Mental Health Services Act established the “millionaire tax” aimed at improving services for Californians with severe mental illness, a panel of experts reflects on the Act’s impact to date and shares predictions about its future.