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Mental health parity rules expanded to Medicaid, CHIP

Wednesday, April 6, 2016The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released final regulations March 29 that expand existing mental health care equity laws to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, passed by Congress in…

Federal agency releases Affordable Care Act status reports

Friday, February 12, 2016The National Council on Disability released the third of three new reports February 2, detailing the key legal safeguards for protecting the rights of people with disabilities in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. “By identifying issues for monitoring…