There's more evidence pouring in that mental health disorders and treatment don't receive the same attention in most health plans that physical health does.

A January study released by Mental Health America that examined insurance plans on state exchanges found that far too many plans short-sheeted mental health services.

Now another mental health advocacy group has come up with data supporting those who say this gap must be narrowed.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.