Access to specialty mental health care may be poor because many psychiatrists do not accept health insurance reimbursement, whereas many patients rely on insurance to help pay for care. The objective of this study was to examine the extent of participation in private insurance by licensed psychiatrists.
Benson, Nicole M., Catherine Myong, Joseph P. Newhouse, Vicki Fung, and John Hsu. "Psychiatrist Participation in Private Health Insurance Markets: Paucity in the Land of Plenty." Psychiatric Services 71.12 (December 2020): 1232-1238.