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Employee mental health is becoming an important issue for employers, and one of the ways to help workers is through their employee benefits packages. Here we look at trends, build awareness, and share ideas for benefits managers and brokers.

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Patient looking and form with doctor Medicare and ACA enrollees were more likely to have trouble being accepted as a new patient during the previous 12 months than those with employer-sponsored insurance. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Looking for an appointment for mental health care? Check your coverage—if you have insurance through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, you’re less likely to get it than if you’re requesting it through an employer-sponsored plan or Medicare.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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