I've had mental health coverage on the brain ever since the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. last month. When I first heard about the horrific tragedy, I almost immediately wondered...
New York has fined 15 insurers a total of $2.7 million because they failed to notify small businesses about special mental health coverage available for purchase. Under Timothy's Law, which is named
Blue Shield of California has reached a deal with the California Department of Insurance to immediately cover the cost of an autism treatment called applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy. Per the
Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) reintroduced a bill that would expand Medicare's mental healthcare coverage by eliminating a cap on Medicare services for mentally ill patients.
Group health plans can no longer set higher costs for caring for patients' mental healthcare than their medical and surgical services due to a new federal law. The sweeping change applies to the
A new law has gone into effect in Massachusetts that expands existing limits on care for a new group of mental health disorders, sparking warnings from some observers that the price tag may be more
After years of skirmishing and compromise, Congress has finally passed a mental health parity bill. The bill, as approved by both houses, would prohibit employers offering mental health coverage from