As of New Year’s Day, healthcare in America will never be the same.
Beginning Jan. 1, insurers will finally be required to cover medical health on par with mental health. That is a big step for California’s youth, according to health experts who attended a press briefing at San Bernardino’s Norman F. Feldheym Central Library early December.
That event, organized by New America Media, highlighted the need to outreach to youth who often forgo health coverage. In the following clip, youth advocate David Levitus introduces what is at stake in the Affordable Care Act—a generation of youth without coverage and at risk for mental health problems.
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