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The role of private health plans in behavioral health care

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    Key Takeaways
    • Health plans manage behavioral health services for two different types of customers: private entities, including employers and individuals, and state and federal government agencies.
    • A private health plan’s coverage for behavioral health services is highly dependent on state regulations and the plan’s determination of medical necessity.

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