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Despite bipartisan support, mental health reform bill could be derailed

WASHINGTON — Mental health advocates are pressing Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill not to abandon a push to modernize the nation’s ailing mental health system amid rising partisan tensions ov... read more

Mental Health Reform Bill Reintroduced Into House

and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) have reintroduced their bipartisan ... support involved in advancing our legislative vision to help families in mental health crisis.” APA leaders hailed the bill a... read more

Bill creating mental health board for Milwaukee County advances

A bill with bipartisan support that would put control of Milwaukee County's troubled mental health system in the hands of a board of professionals is advancing despite union opposition. A final vote c... read more

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Congress clashes over mental health laws: ‘The body count is always climbing’

Mental health is shaping up to be a top bipartisan issue in 2016 on Capitol Hill. But crafting a bill suitable to both parties could be tough, as members of Congress proved Tuesday by unleashing point... read more


Mental Health Access Expansion Could Be Newtown’s Congressional Legacy

A year later, it appears that mental-health measures—and not gun control—could be Newtown’s legislative legacy. A bipartisan pair of senators ... physicians for Medicare services. That bill, boasting ... read more

Assembly passes variety of bills including Alzheimer’s relief package, eliminating strip search waiting periods

Strip searches bill Despite privacy ... bills to increase support for mental health. The bills aim to reduce Wisconsin’s growing psychiatrist shortage, increase accessibility to mental health care and ... read more

Public pressure pushes health care to top priority

As for health care ... and with stronger support from Lee than from Haslam, this could be the year when a voucher bill passes. Lee has hired two top staffers from voucher supporting organizations. Bre... read more

Unpredictable events and outside trends shaped Malloy’s health care policy

The outgoing governor’s two terms nearly dovetailed with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act ... ill and incorporating mental health services into primary care despite those budgetary ... read more

Republican Candidates 'Looking at' Medicaid Expansion, Other States

"When it comes to our Medicaid program, pursuing real Medicaid reform is no longer a question," Foster's health ... exchange "could be" a possibility, too. Currently, Mississippians eligibility for su... read more

The difference Ted Kennedy might have made: Had he lived, bipartisanship may have carried the day

Would some Republicans have voted in support of health reform? Would a bipartisan agreement ... had he lived, he could have led the push for a bipartisan health care bill. Kennedy was the most outspok... read more



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