Mental health parity measure part of financial recovery law signed by Bush

October 2008
AHA News;10/13/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 21, p7
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This article reports on the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act which U.S. President George W. Bush signed into law. The Act includes a provision requiring group health plans to offer the same financial and treatment limits for mental health and substance-related disorder benefits as they do for medical and surgical benefits. Supporters of the law said it will make it easier for people to obtain treatment for a wide range of conditions.


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