Mental health care includes services and programs to help diagnose and treat mental health conditions. These services and programs may be provided in outpatient and inpatient settings. Medicare helps cover outpatient and inpatient mental health care, as well as prescription drugs you may need to treat a mental health condition. This booklet gives you information about mental health benefits in Original Medicare.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Released: 2012 Pages: 23 Publication ID: 5689 Item number: 5689