Mental health visits are 5x more likely to be out of network than primary or specialty care

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A 2016 NAMI report also found that people had more difficulty finding in-network providers and facilities for mental health care compared to general or specialty medical care. Often, going out of network was the only option for treatment. And individuals reported difficulty finding correct information about the in-network providers for their health plans.

Author: National Alliance on Mental Illness