Should insurance companies be required to cover treatment for drug addiction? | The Tylt
The opioid crisis is the biggest drug epidemic in U.S. history. Rather than jailing addicts, many advocates say these people need treatment. Under Obamacare, insurers were required to cover addiction treatment. Medicaid is currently the largest payer for addiction services in the U.S. But all Republican replacement plans for Obamacare eliminate the addiction treatment requirement, and many believe drug addiction is an issue of personal responsibility. What do you think?
Should insurance companies be required to cover treatment for drug addiction?
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