Insurance Coverage for Mental Illness

Howard Goldman talked about the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, which was signed… read more

Howard Goldman talked about the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, which was signed into law the previous week. The law requires most employers and insurers that cover mental illness to treat it like other medical conditions covered by insurance plans. The act was passed as part of the 700 billion dollar financial intervention package. Dr. Goldman responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 11, 2008

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  • Oct 11, 2008 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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