Latest Paul Wellstone Stories

2011-03-15 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was honored last night by the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) for her advocacy work and legislative accomplishments on mental health issues.

2010-06-17 15:50:00

Podcast Series Available at www.urac.org/podcast/ or on iTunes Store WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The third podcast in URAC's "Highlights in Health" series was released today, exploring the effects of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act in the workplace. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100422/URACLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100422/URACLOGO) The "Highlights in Health" podcast series, developed...

2010-04-21 11:30:00

Two-Day Event to Outline the Impact of Regulations Prior to Implementation WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC, the nation's leading healthcare accreditation and education organization, and Hayes, Inc., the nation's leading health technology research and consulting company, announce a two-day symposium "The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act: Implications for All Stakeholders" to be held June 23-24, 2010 at the Pier 5 Hotel in...

2010-02-23 08:15:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Congressman Jim Ramstad of Minnesota has joined Hazelden as a senior policy adviser.

2010-01-29 11:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury today jointly issued new rules providing parity for consumers enrolled in group health plans who need treatment for mental health or substance use disorders.

2009-07-02 08:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, physicians, scientists, patients and members of the biotech industry from around the world gathered for the first major meeting of a unique research center on muscular dystrophy -- the Senator Paul D.

2008-10-05 15:00:03

By JOHN E MULLIGAN WASHINGTON -- Two years ago last May, Jim Ramstad, a veteran congressman from the suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul, paid a quiet visit to a colleague whose drug abuse -- plus a harshly publicized car crash on Capitol Hill -- had just landed him in rehab at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic.

2008-10-05 00:00:02

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Talk about going out with a win.Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., has spent years fighting for legislation that would require insurance plans to treat mental health patients on par with those who have physical ailments.

2008-10-03 18:00:08


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