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Legal Action Center Apr 10
"Recent US Govt Accountability Office report found that 92% of people with a (17.2M people) went untreated." urges "removing all barriers to MAT" to cut barriers to life-saving .
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The Carter Center Oct 3
Dr. Eve Byrd of shares thoughts on the importance of the mental health movement to that aims to empower Americans with information and resources.
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Legal Action Center Apr 5
"Starting this wk, recipients in NJ no longer have to wait for approval from before a Dr. can prescribe." Shout-out for their advocacy work to expand access to life-saving & care!
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The Partnership Oct 3
By law, most health plans must cover illnesses of the brain, such as or depression, the same way they cover illnesses of the body, such as diabetes or cancer. Speak up about denials of care! Learn more:
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Chirlane McCray Oct 3
It’s been 10 years since we recognized as a nation that there is no health without mental health — today, we continue the fight. Together we can live up to the promise of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.
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Patrick J. Kennedy Sep 25
This October marks the 10th anniversary of the Federal Parity Law. We must advance enforcement of the law to ensure equal access to care for those with mental health and substance use disorders. Share this image and show your support today!
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The Carter Center Oct 3
Patrick Kennedy and Jim Ramstad are true icons in the movement to make treatment and services for mental health and addiction affordable and accessible for all Americans.
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Legal Action Center Nov 28
In 10 yrs since enactment of Parity Act, enforcement of the law has been lacking, leaving thousands of people at risk for insufficient & treatment options & prohibitive expenses. enforcement NOW!
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The Carter Center Oct 3
First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray talks about Mayors and cities sharing best practices to improve mental health services for communities.
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The Partnership Oct 11
10 years after the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed, barriers to coverage and insurance discrimination persist. Article in outlines findings in 5 states as part of Campaign research:
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Megan Douglas Oct 3
CEO of Mary Giliberti warns about short-term limited duration plans—many do not cover mental health or substance use treatment services & deny coverage for preexisting behavioral health conditions
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Community Service Society of New York Oct 26
Congratulations to our very own supervising attorney Karla Lopez on being honored by today for organizing New York's coalition, helping to ensure that people with and disorder receive equal access to services.
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ARC Professional Group Oct 3
RT samhsagov: RT kennedyforum: We have made progress in a multidisciplinary way to improve care for people living with mental illnesses and substance use disorders and training for health care providers. — ⁦DrMcCance_Katz⁩
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AACAP Oct 3
All the work towards mental health parity that has already occurred & continues to happen was clear at today’s event in honor of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act anniversary. AACAP was glad to be part of this inspiring crowd!
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Megan Douglas Oct 3
Carrying baton for “parity in our laws & equity in our communities” champion Chirlane McCray Steps 4 success: change culture, act early, close treatment gaps, partner w community, use data better, position govt to lead
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Legal Action Center Nov 29
Most care & financial burden for those w/ ultimately falls on their families & the VAST need for services & insurance support for those struggling w/ remains UNMET. enforcement can help fill this gap!
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Legal Action Center Mar 14
Yesterday was NY's lobby day where coalition members had encouraging mtgs on expanding access to treatment & w/ policymakers, community members, advocates & providers! Learn more about this work:
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The Carter Center Oct 3
Senator Chris Murphy said there are too many hurdles and too much bureaucracy in mental health issues. You’re 4-6 times more likely to be forced to go out of network for behavioral health reimbursement.
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Kennedy-SatcherCtr Oct 3
Exciting atmosphere at the 10th Anniversary event of the federal parity law! Huge accomplishment, lots of work in between and much work to be done!
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Center on Addiction Oct 15
We're in w/ : "Parity means that health plans must treat people suffering from a mental health condition or substance use disorder fairly by covering treatment for these conditions like any other health problem."
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