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Medical-Necessity Letters Written By Psychiatrists Can Be Decisive

October 13, 2021
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*On March 22, 2022 the Ninth Circuit Court reversed the US District Court for the Northern District of California’s February 2019 decision in Wit v. United Behavioral Health. To read more about this development and what it could mean to you, visit: www.austenriggs.org/news/the-reversal-of-wit-v-ubh
Eric M. Plakun, MD, is quoted in Mark Moran's article for Psychiatric News, "Medical-Necessity Letters Written By Psychiatrists Can Be Decisive."
“What we have to do is find ways to extend the impact of Wit beyond UBH to all commercial insurers and to Medicare and Medicaid.” —Eric Plakun, MD