Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

July 1987

Mental health benefits financed by employers

Allan P. Blostin

Employee health insurance plans typically provide less extensive coverage for mental disorders than for other types of illness; this pattern is particularly true for outpatient care.

Download PDF »