Navigation Links
AHIP Praises Bipartisan Senate Vote on Mental Health Parity
Date:9/19/2007

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More Americans will have access to high-quality, evidence-based care for behavioral health conditions under bipartisan legislation passed by the U.S. Senate. The "Mental Health Parity Act of 2007" would require health plans that offer mental health benefits to provide parity with respect to all financial requirements and all treatment limitations.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040830/AHIPLOGO )

"AHIP applauds the Senate for coming together in a bipartisan fashion and creating an effective process involving all stakeholders to advance this important legislation," said Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). "This bill provides coverage for persons with mental illness without undermining innovations in behavioral health services or imposing costs on employers that would make it difficult for them to continue to offer health care benefits."

AHIP commends the Senate for focusing on meeting the needs of patients who have behavioral health and substance abuse problems and allowing health plans to continue to use innovative medical management tools that improve the quality and accessibility of behavioral health benefits. America's Health Insurance Plans - Providing Health Benefits to More Than 200

Million Americans


'/>"/>
SOURCE America's Health Insurance Plans
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. WHO Praises Singapore and Vietnam but Slams China With Respect To Tackling SARS
2. Health Minister Praises Efforts By NHS In Reducing Patient Waiting Time
3. World Bank Head Praises DDT Use Against Malaria
4. March of Dimes Praises Folic Acid Fortification
5. Senate assures ban on smoking
6. US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans
7. US Senate Approves Embryo-research Plan Despite Presidents Refusal
8. Senate Committee Approves Telemedicine Mental Health Bill
9. US Senate Passes Stem Cell Research Bill
10. U.S President Defied-Senate Votes To Expand Child Health Insurance
11. Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... There is no better place in South Florida ... report in the May issue of Consumer Reports focused on heart health. , ... achieved during and after coronary bypass and aortic valve replacement procedures. , Consumer ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... the continuation of its strategic partnership with and platinum sponsorship of Global Spine ... the safe and effective management of complex spine deformity cases, particularly in children. ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... LG CNS ... Own Device (BYOD) capabilities at Telehealth 2.0, the American Telemedicine Association’s national conference. ... pairs medical devices with a pre-programmed tablet in a remarkably easy-to-use kit for ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... DC (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... The ... recognized during ATA 2017: Telehealth 2.0 — the American Telemedicine Association’s annual conference, on ... Santana Telehealth Project for using telemedicine to improve the lives of the poor and ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... ... As part of the nationwide Days of Remembrance effort led by the United ... persecution, Center for Medicine after the Holocaust (CMATH) announced that it will ... and Poland next week. , The Fourth Biennial CMATH Champions Trip to Germany and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/24/2017)... Solentim, the developer of instrumentation for ... a major new product line called the VIPS™ ... has been developed for automatically seeding single cells ... of the process to generate clonally-derived cell lines. ... reliable solution when compared to traditional single cell ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017  Vivify Health, the pioneer and ... been awarded a very significant patent for the advancement ... continual care via digital health.  This landmark patent provides ... and further secures Vivify,s position as the leader in ... was the first company to apply consumer mobile devices, ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017  RXi Pharmaceuticals ... innovative therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs, ... from the Company,s consumer product development program, based ... the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) 76 th ... advance and promote the sciences relevant to skin ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: