Inside CMS - 10/12/2017

Patient Advocates Unsure Who Will Take Rep. Murphy's Mental Health Charge

October 11, 2017
Mental and behavioral health advocates say they don't know who will replace Rep. Tim Murphy as a champion for their cause. But, the Pennsylvanian Republican and chair of the House Energy & Commerce oversight subcommittee already achieved major reforms to mental and behavioral health care, so his absence might not have an immediate impact on upcoming mental health policy. Murphy announced his resignation on Thursday (Oct. 5) amid a personal scandal involving a former mistress. His last day in Congress...

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