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December 16, 2017
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
Child Mental Health Screenings
(2008-02-25)
(wfcr) - As of January 1st, all pediatricians in Massachusetts are required to screen their young medicaid patients for mental health problems. It's a court-mandated move that supporters hope will identify more troubled children and get them earlier treatment. But some also worry the screenings could put more stress on a log-jammed system. WFCRs Karen Brown reports. © Copyright 2017, wfcr