June 11, 2020

Access to Mental Health and Addiction Care Suffering due to COVID-19

Because of the closure of many behavioral health and addiction centers during the COVID pandemic, the cases of mental health issues, as well as the number of relapses of addicts, have risen.  Studies show that people are feeling isolated, increasing the number of persons with depression, leading to medical and behavioral comorbidities. This will, have an impact on managed care companies once the U.S. goes back to the “new normal,” but the cost of such is still unknown.