Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: mental health spending

Public Purse a Cash Cow for Pharma: Could Taxpayer Dollars Be...

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In Oregon, which has only about 1% of the national population, medical expenditures for psychiatric drugs in fiscal year 2017-2018 were $82.2 million for adults, and another $8.7 million for youth. Every advocate in the US should request these figures from their state Medicaid offices.

Mental Health Treatments Top List of US Healthcare Spending

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According to new research, the United States spends over 200 billion annually on treatment and hospitalization for mental health issues, exceeding spending on heart...