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A Roadmap of the Affordable Care Act for Illinois

Health Reform for People with Mental Health Issues

What will be the effect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people with mental health issues? How will implementation choices being made now by Illinois policymakers affect this population’s access to affordable comprehensive health insurance in the future? This webinar, held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, reviewed past, present, and future changes to private insurance, Medicaid, and the new health insurance exchange marketplace that affect people with mental health issues. Panelists included: John Bouman President, Shriver Center; Stephanie Altman Programs & Policy Director, Health & Disability Advocates; Alexander Brown, MBA, PhD, LCSW Clinical Director, Metropolitan Family Services.

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