House Passes Tweaked Bipartisan Mental Health Legislation

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 22, 2022 at 8:14 PM
The House late Wednesday (June 22) overwhelmingly passed legislation to reauthorize several federal mental health programs along with Energy & Commerce Chair Frank Pallone’s (D-NJ) manager’s amendment that directs CMS to update guidance on the so-called Medicaid in Schools program and let states provide Medicaid or CHIP coverage for incarcerated youth, among other policies. Congress and the Biden administration have been ramping up their focus on mental health, proposing to address mental health parity law violations, promote behavioral health and...

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