Health Care

Law Enacted Offering Caregivers Some Relief

Before adjourning, Congress unanimously approved a bill that will provide a measure of relief for the millions of Americans currently providing unpaid care in their homes to those with special needs and the elderly.


Mental Health Parity Finally Becomes Law

More than ten years after the measure was first proposed, Congress finally passed a law requiring that insurance companies provide enrollees suffering from mental illness with coverage equal to the coverage they would receive for any other type of condition.