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The complex (and seemingly incomprehensible) national health care law has already provoked serious discussion and debate on the future of medical care.  Dr. Akhter will face business, senior citizen, religious, medical and general administrative questions about the city’s health insurance exchange which is expected to be operational by Oct. 1, 2013, as well as interpreting portions of the massive Affordable Care Act (e.g., income eligibility, incentives, health care cost containment, health insurance plans, penalties and tax implications).

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DBH contracts with community based providers to provide mental health services and supports. You can contact a provider of your choice directly or call the Access Helpline for assistance. DBH certifies each provider to ensure conformity to federal and District regulations and monitors quality of care.

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Depression and anxiety are normal reactions to abnormal times or stress. With increased concerns about losing jobs, homes and savings, more people are showing signs of psychological distress. It’s important for us all to learn to recognize the symptoms of depression so we can get help for ourselves or for others when it’s needed.

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