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Concern over new CMS proposed rule on Six Protected Classes

By Nathaniel Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director

A New Congressional Report on Peers: Another Policy Win

By Kelly A. Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services, and Nathaniel Z. Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director

MHA Celebrates Another Big Win: CMS Issues New Guidance Covering Many Community-based Mental Health Services

By Nathaniel Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director, and Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO

Mental Health America (MHA) is celebrating some big policy wins in the latest guidance just released from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

New Rule Will Worsen State of Mental Health in America

By Caren Howard, MHA Advocacy Manager

 

“Self-sufficiency” has always been a basic principle of U.S. immigration law. To be admitted to the United States and to qualify for eventual citizenship, an individual must show that he or she has a reasonable prospect of earning a living, or that someone – such as a relative – can provide his or her support. If an individual can’t show this, and is likely to become a “public charge,” he or she generally is not admitted.

Rule Expanding Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance 'Junk Plans' Harms Consumers

By Caren Howard, MHA Advocacy Manager, Nathaniel Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director, and Debbie Plotnick, MHA Vice President of Mental Health & Systems Advocacy

Why Aren’t Accountable Care Organizations Improving Mental Health?

By Nathaniel Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director, and Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO

The average rate of depression remission at twelve months for people not receiving any mental health treatment in this country is 53 percent. But in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), it’s only 9 percent. Mental Health America (MHA) wants to know why.

9 Things You Should Know (and Share) About the Senate Health Care Bill

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