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California Joins Other States With Laws Limiting Wait Times for Mental Health Issues

Many Americans with mental illness report waiting weeks for care, even for serious depression or suicidality. California has a new law for insurers, limiting those wait times to two weeks or less.

In this NPR podcast, host Noel King discusses the new law and its implications with April Dembosky from KQED in San Francisco.

You can also read the interview highlights online.

Source: NPR | California joins other states with laws limiting wait times for mental health issues, https://www.npr.org/2021/11/16/1056082064/california-joins-other-states-with-laws-limiting-wait-times-for-mental-health-is | © 2021 npr

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