Learn about recent bills introduced in the United States House and Senate. Familiarize yourself with their content and read what different individuals and organizations are saying about them.
Bipartisan lawmakers propose wider access to community-based services through Disability Integration Act of 2017, S.910
Read an overview here. Access the bill and updates here.
Bipartisan group in Congress introduces a package of bills (filed independently) to enhance benefits provided through the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.
CMS Releases Guidance on ABLE Accounts
Trump Administration plans for repealing and replacing the ACA
Visit here for plans for ACA repeal and replacement with related commentary on impacts.
The Senate passes major mental health legislation for the first time in nearly a decade
Visit here to learn more about the 21st Century Cures Act and its behavioral health provisions.
Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act establishes the CCBHCs
Visit here to learn about the CCBHC program.
Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
Read this infographic to learn about key changes in the MHPAEA legislation.
U.S. Mental Health Service System Reform Legislation
Visit here to learn about current mental health reform legislation.
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