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2010-06-24 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the deadline fast approaching for new federal rules implementing the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) has sent a letter, also signed by many of his colleagues, to the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury urging them to resist insurance industry efforts to create new loopholes in the law. The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (National Council) --...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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