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MHPAEA: What is new under the final rules?

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, or MHPAEA, requires that certain private and public healthcare insurance plans that offer mental health or substance use disorder benefits apply the same type of financial requirements and treatment limitations...

source: By Jessica Belle
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source: PRA

A unique partnership to support private efforts to provide mental health services to veterans and their families could provide a model for similar efforts should federal officials decide to expand privately provided health care...

source: RAND Corporation via Medical Xpress

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a control mechanism for an area of the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience as "disappointment." The discovery of what may effectively be a neurochemical...

source: UCSD Medical Center

When a family member receives a diagnosis of a mental illness, there is an emotional cost, often in the form of anxiety, that is often felt by family caregivers. In a new study, researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of...

source: Psych Central

What we know — and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades — as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests. Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis analyzed the DNA of more...

source: CNN

Hundreds of people with severe mental illnesses are languishing for weeks or even months without proper medical treatment, in part because of a law that requires state psychiatric facilities to admit some jail inmates ahead of hospital...

source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune


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