3 edition of The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007 found in the catalog.
The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health
|LC Classifications||KF27 .E553 2007r|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 101 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||101|
|LC Control Number||2009376106|
As we close today remembering Senator Paul Wellstone, we would also like to recognize the passing of Senator George S. She also addressed how best to help those with illnesses such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety attacks, and obsessive-compulsive disorders by being an effective, compassionate caregiver and advocate. The original sunset date was extended six times, through Carol shares her life in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, another powerhouse recovery advocate, John Shinholser. State parity laws vary widely from state to state. State Laws: The Act preserves strong state parity and consumer laws.
Near the site of his plane crash, a memorial to the Wellstones was dedicated on September 25, Our country can afford to end this discrimination. McDaid delivers a heartfelt and informative summary of where we are today and the nation's ongoing response to this crisis. The economy is in bad shape in a number of ways, and it may be that we're going to have trouble finding out how to solve it, but at the same time life goes on, you know. The new toolkit can be found here. Domenici in trying to pass stronger legislation.
It has trained more than 55, candidates, campaign operatives and community organizers and partnered with more than like-minded organizations in all 50 states. First of all, it's pretty easy to see that people kind of frown on mental illness. Well, it wasn't like they killed it overnight. The measures had common elements, while differing on a few issues. He served as an elected committeeman for the Democratic National Committee inand in began a second campaign for State Auditor before dropping out to tend his mother's failing health. The late Sen.
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How to Move Mountains Ms. Federal Election Commissionthe U. We are hopeful the fruits of his labor will continue to help establish parity and we are thankful for David Wellstone's willingness to continue working on this goal. Millions of people are receiving insurance coverage for mental illness and chemical dependency thanks to the federal law that bears his name.
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Many high-profile politicians attended the memorial, including former President Bill Clintonformer Vice President Al Goreand more than half of the U.
In May he embarked on a cross-country speaking and listening tour dubbed "The Children's Tour. Our daughter was 17, going on 18, when she began showing symptoms of [schizophrenia].
We can help. Even President Bush spoke to me personally and very eloquently about it. Following on the success of her caregiving book, Mrs.
Icingthough widely reported on in following days, was considered and eventually rejected as a significant factor in the crash. But if a plan offers such coverage, it must be provided at parity in accordance with this Act. But the law outlawed only the use of disparate annual or lifetime dollar limits between mental health coverage and coverage of other illnesses.
McDaid talks about the importance of creating unity and discusses different strategies to enact change, including an approach where the emphasis is on developing a unified message amongst many different organizations.
Paul told me that my personal story was the story of everything good about the state we lived in.
The measures had common elements, while differing on a few issues. This is your last term in Congress. But that morning, when Wellstone arrived, he made a bee-line for young Yang and shook his hand. For 32 years, annual symposia held at The Carter Center investigated such topics as mental illnesses and the elderly, child and adolescent illnesses, family coping, financing mental health services and research, treating mental illnesses in the primary care setting, and stigma and mental illnesses.Oct 11, · Howard Goldman talked about the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act ofwhich was signed into law the previous week.
The law requires most employers. The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session. on H.R.June 15, Oct 08, · Mar 7, H.R.
(th). To amend section of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ofsection of the Public Health Service Act, and section of the Internal Revenue Code of to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans.
In atlasbowling.com, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of Dear Mr. Lebowitz: The members of the Parity Implementation Coalition (“the Coalition”) are pleased to comment on the Request for Information regarding the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA or “the Act).
Oct 22, · Remembering Paul Wellstone - The Senator, An Advocate For Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Ms.
McDaid served as a strategist and advisor to the Parity NOW Coalition, which was influential in passage of the “Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.” This landmark legislation requires insurers to treat addiction.