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2014-05-20 08:32:29

APA survey reveals only 4 percent of Americans know about mental health parity law. WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though more than one in four Americans (27 percent) have received treatment or therapy from a mental health professional, few people know that health insurers are required to provide coverage for mental health, behavioral health and substance-use disorders that is comparable to coverage for physical health, according to a new survey from the...

2014-02-28 16:22:32

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2013-12-18 23:26:41

The Townsend network of Louisiana drug rehab centers reports a final ruling has been issued on parity between addiction disorder health plan benefits and those offered for medical and surgical needs. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 As the premiere network of Louisiana drug rehab and addiction treatment centers, Townsend applauds the handing down of a definitive health insurance benefits parity ruling, as issued jointly by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and...

2013-11-26 23:30:52

Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center comments on long-awaited final ruling on parity in mental health treatment. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Out with the old and in with the new. After more than five years of waiting for the final rule on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, the results are in, and it’s good news according to the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. “We’re pleased to see that the Parity Act has finally been put into effect,”...

2013-11-25 23:30:22

Final ruling on parity for mental health and addiction announced after five years. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman applauds the final ruling in the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Over five years from its origination, the much-anticipated rule has been delivered by the federal government, and support from the mental health and addiction camp has been overwhelming. "I’m so pleased that this rule has come to pass...

2013-11-21 23:30:31

The federal government has issued the long-awaited final rule regarding insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse disorder health benefits. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The federal government has issued the long-awaited final rule regarding insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse disorder health benefits. The rule, issued jointly by the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury, provides a framework for implementation of the...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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