Disability Issues

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.


House Passes Bill Mandating Mental Health Parity

The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would require health insurers to provide the same level of coverage for mental illness that they do for physical illness, but the bill differs sharply from a version passed earlier by...