Martin O'Malley
Democrat

Martin O'Malley's policies onHealthcare

Integrate behavioral health and physical health care

O’Malley will draw attention and resources to ensuring that patients with severe behavioral health disorders to have their regular health care needs met. Individuals with serious mental illness die 20 to 30 years earlier than their peers, often of preventable medical diseases. New incentives through Medicare and Medicaid can help people receive medical treatment in behavioral health settings, and behavioral health care in medical settings.

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