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New bill to hold insurance companies accountable

New bill to hold insurance companies accountable

(ABC 6 News) – Sen. Tina Smith is introducing a bill that would allow the Department of Labor to penalize insurance companies that circumvent mental health care coverage laws. According to a government report, around 70% of private insurance companies circumvent the law in some way to deny or limit mental health treatment coverage. Senator …

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Letter

Letter | Make Kaiser accountable for mental health services

Mental health clinicians at Kaiser Permanente (KP) in Northern California have been on strike for six weeks. Workers are determined to hold out for better working conditions and more meaningful access to care for KP patients. KP sanity is known for its long wait times for initial and return appointments. Despite increased attention and legislation …

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