The addiction and mental-health treatment systems should be better integrated with general healthcare and included in broader national efforts to improve healthcare quality, the National Academy of Sciences says.
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Insurers in Oregon will be required to cover addiction and mental illness on par with other diseases under legislation signed into law last week.
Capitol Hill lawmakers and their staff can learn about barriers to addiction treatment in an upcoming briefing sponsored by the bipartisan Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus.
Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack is about to sign a bill mandating parity insurance coverage for mental illness, but the measure does not include addiction treatment.
A compromise version of a South Carolina mental-health parity bill excludes coverage for addiction treatment.
A measure under consideration in Congress could allow small employers to exempt themselves from state insurance laws, including those mandating parity coverage for addiction and mental health.
A bill that calls for parity insurance coverage for addiction and mental health has passed the Oregon Senate on a 23-6 vote.
An unwanted state study wound up helping advocates of addiction and mental health parity make their case in New Jersey.
Reno Demand Treatment! participates in a legislative effort to introduce legislation that would repeal a law allowing insurance companies to deny coverage for drug or alcohol-related injuries.
A provider in central Wisconsin is reporting that insurers are refusing to pay treatment costs for methamphetamine.