October 11, 2022
Mental Health
  • Senator Ron Wyden acknowledged that sweeping mental health reform legislation may be pushed to 2023. Wyden said that he and Senate Finance Committee ranking member Larry Crapo “decided we weren’t going to have the debate about resources and revenue get to the point where we couldn’t get out our proposal. Obviously, the challenge right now is to take every moving vehicle in Congress and attach to them common-sense bipartisan proposals.” The legislation will likely include reforms to pay parity and new requirements to prevent insurers from “skirting the letter and spirit of the parity law.” (Article here)