Mental Health Care Accounts for a Growing Number of Private Insurance Claims, Report Finds

May 17, 2019

(STAT News) – Mental health care is accounting for a growing number of private insurance claims, according to a new report out Friday. But experts caution that more than anything else, the new data underscores just how tricky it is to tease out what’s driving increases in mental health care use. The report found that claims related to depression, anxiety, and a handful of other mental health conditions are on the rise.