Share of U.S. adults receiving mental health treatment by insurance status 2018

This statistic represents the percentage of U.S. adults who received mental health treatment in the past year, sorted by health insurance status as of 2018. In 2018, some 18.7 percent of the respondents reported to have had their mental health treatment covered by Medicaid/CHIP.

Percentage of U.S. adults who received mental health treatment in 2018, by health insurance status

Percentage of U.S. adults
Private coverage15.1%
Medicaid/CHIP18.7%
Other coverage*15.3%
No coverage8.2%
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Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

base: around 70,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

Mental health treatment is using prescription medication or receiving outpatient or inpatient care for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. Respondents were asked not to include treatment for alcohol or drug use. Respondents with unknown treatment information were excluded.
* Other health insurance is defined as having Medicare, Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS), TRICARE, Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA), the Veterans Administration (VA), military health care, or any other type of health insurance.

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