Health Care

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.


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...