Keyword: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Seven groups banded together to file the suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, plus more payer news from around the web.
The healthcare industry is shooting for the moon on cancer research and care, but experts say it will need to aim even higher on mental health.
Health IT and behavioral health groups are backing the eTREAT Act to remove telehealth restrictions for substance abuse treatment.
Bipartisan lawmakers are calling out the White House for not issuing mandatory guidance regarding mental health parity in insurance plans.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said he'd be open to allowing the CDC to study gun violence; one senator wants to know when.
HHS head Alex Azar indicated Thursday that he would be willing to expand the CDC's capabilities to study gun violence.
Mental health groups voiced support for a bill to expand telehealth access for veterans as a VA regulation that loosens practice restrictions advanced.
From Kaiser Health News: The Senate healthcare bill has a provision to increase hospital beds for psychiatric care, but overall cuts in Medicaid could lead to even fewer beds nationwide.
A series of investigations at psychiatric hospitals in three states puts a spotlight on some of the issues these organizations face.
An new survey shows patients seeking mental health services still face obstacles finding an in-network provider and end up paying higher out-of-pocket costs.