By Truven Staff/Friday, September 30, 2016
The most recent MarketScan® infographic leverages data from our MarketScan Research Databases to give an overview of MHSA trends for 2014 to 2015. We found that between 2014 and 2015:
● Mental health and substance abuse costs increased 10%
● Total substance abuse spending increased more quickly, rising 24.8% on a per member per month allowed amount basis
● Services for substance abuse outpatient treatment (non-office) increased 22%
● Inpatient substance abuse days per 1,000 admissions increased by 13%
Find out more about MHSA trends here.
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