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Hurdles over abuse treatment

The Affordable Care Act says substance abuse treatment has an “essential health benefit”, but an older law is making residential care harder to get. Under an obscure rule, Medicaid covers treatment in community-based programs if they have 16 or fewer beds. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/11/health/obamacare-substance-abuse-treatment-hurdles.html?ref=politics

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