Wyden Tasks Bipartisan Duos To Craft Mental Health Bill By Summer

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / February 8, 2022 at 4:04 PM
Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) has asked subcommittee leaders to craft pieces of a broad bipartisan package he hopes to introduce this summer that would address the nation’s mental health crisis through integration of primary and mental health care, telehealth, enforcement of parity laws and increased children’s access to behavioral health care. Congress has been ramping up its focus on mental health since studies found the number of Americans reporting anxiety or depression has nearly quadrupled since the start...

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