Medicaid Coverage of Mental and Substance Use Disorder Emergency Department Visits


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2017

Medicaid Covered the Largest Share of Hospital Emergency Department Visits for Mental and Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicide ideation, attempt or self-harm: 39% of costs
  • Bipolar and related disorders: 37% of costs
  • Alcohol-related disorders: 34% of costs
Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #257, Costs of Emergency Department Visits for Mental and Substance Use Disorders in the United States, 2017. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb257-ED-Costs-Mental-Substance-Use-Disorders-2017.jsp.

HCUP Data Partners can be found at: www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/partners.jsp.

Internet Citation: Medicaid Coverage of Mental and Substance Use Disorder Emergency Department Visits Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). September 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/sb257_mmse.jsp.
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