Affordable Care Act Expands Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits and Federal Parity Protections for Over 62 Million Americans : Table 1


: Table 1

 Individuals who will gain mental health, substance use disorder, or both benefits under the Affordable Care Act, including federal parity protectionsIndividuals with existing mental health and substance use disorder benefits who will benefit from federal parity protectionsTotal individuals who will benefit from federal parity protections as a result of the Affordable Care Act
Individuals currently in individual plans3.9 million7.1 million11 million
Individuals currently in small group plans1.2 million23.3 million24.5 million
Individuals currently uninsured27 millionn/a27 million
Total32.1 million30.4 million62.5 million