Mental Health Help: Address Disparities

Depression affects about 16 million American adults every year. Frequency varies by age, sex, race, ethnicity, and geographic area. During Mental Health Month, learn about preventive services, including depression screening and alcohol misuse screening & counseling, and find out how to advance health equity.

Medicare covers preventive services, and your patients pay nothing if you accept assignment. Learn how to check eligibility (PDF) for preventive services. If you need help, contact your eligibility service provider.

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Source: CMS MLN Connects, dated May 19, 2022

Last Updated Apr 08 , 2024