Affordable Care Act / Education / Health Reform / Medicaid / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia / Uncategorized

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Education & Outreach

This weekend I had the opportunity to discuss the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes and Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disABILITY Services Commissioner Arthur Evans on Philadelphia radio show Philly Speaks on 100.3 FM. The show gave us a chance to demystify “Obamacare” and what it really means for … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act / Essential Health Benefits / Health Policy

The time is now for final rules re: mental health parity

The time is now for final rules re: mental health parity This NY Times article illustrates the need for final rulemaking from the federal government on the issue of mental health parity. ¬†While the Affordable Care Act strengthens existing parity laws by mandating substance use and mental health services be covered under the Essential Health … Continue reading