National Alliance on Mental Illness http://kmuw.org en Report: Medicaid Expansion Vital to Mental Health http://kmuw.org/post/report-medicaid-expansion-vital-mental-health <p>The National Alliance on Mental Illness says gaps in mental health care could be addressed if every state-including Kansas-would expand Medicaid as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act.<br><br>Rick Cagan, who heads NAMI Kansas, says the state’s system of community mental health centers is supposed to provide help for Kansans with mental illness, regardless of their ability to pay. But budget cuts have left public mental health providers unable to meet the needs…<br> Fri, 31 May 2013 11:44:02 +0000 Bryan Thompson 18098 at http://kmuw.org