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Mental Health Advocates Await Final Rule

Politico: Focus On Obamacare Delays Mental Health Law
Mental health advocates say a landmark 2008 law meant to expand access to millions of Americans has gotten back-burner treatment by the Obama administration because of its relentless focus on the Affordable Care Act. As a result, key details are missing from the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, awaiting a final rule from the administration that supporters say is "imminent" (Cheney, 1/15).

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