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National Advocacy Update for Addiction Programs and Professionals, Part II

CAADAC

2017/Jan-Feb

ci_ccappIt’s been close to a decade since the Wellstone/Domenici Mental Health & Addiction Parity Act, yet the spirit of the law has yet to reach its full impact. Federal agencies were slow to issue rules pertaining to the law, and insurance companies and consumers alike fail to grasp the intricacies of the law. ...
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