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Mental health provider numbers not keeping up with employer demand: KFF

Posted On: Dec. 5, 2022 9:32 AM CST

While employers have prioritized providing mental health resources, just 44% have enough providers available in their health plans to employees with more complex mental health needs, according to a Kaiser Family Foundations employer survey, reports Employee Benefit News. That means that many employees are left with expensive out-of-network providers or must rely on telehealth options that may not adequately cover the scope of mental health.