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Repealing the ACA Could Cause a Mental Health Care Crisishttp://careforyourmind.org/repealing­the­aca­could­cause­a­mental­health­care­crisis/REPEALING THE ACA COULDCAUSE A MENTAL HEALTHCARE CRISISPosted in Mental Health Reform | January 10, 2017 Jeffrey Harman, PhDCollege of Medicine, Florida State UniversityCare For Your Mind acknowledges and appreciates thecollaboration of the National Network of DepressionCenters for developing this post.Our nation’s healthcare system has made impressiveprogress in the last several years. As a direct result ofthe Affordable Care Act (ACA), we’ve reached a recordlow uninsured rate; the number of unpaid medical bills(or bad debt) has plummeted; and 20 million Americansnow have insurance purchased through the ACAmarketplace.But there are imminent threats facing this hard­won progress. Our newly­electedpresident is staunchly opposed to the ACA. He and congressional Republicanshave vowed to repeal Obamacare, with no clear plan for what would replace it....