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Parity is What We Want
September 22, 2015

An overwhelming majority of Americans want parity. A large study found that almost 90% of Americans reported that mental health and non-mental…

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Parity Website
July 5, 2015

We ran across information about a new website that is drawing attention to the issue of mental health parity and that…

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Mental Health Problems and Physical Health
April 11, 2015

An incredibly well researched article in the journal JAMA Psychiatry summarized a body of research on the impact of mental health…

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Mental Health Parity Victory in California
September 11, 2014

On September 10th the California Supreme Court let stand a California Appeals Court decision that the California mental health parity law…

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The Trap of Stress Disability
December 31, 2013

The other day I was asked to evaluate a fellow physician by his disability insurance company.  When I do disability assessments…

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Parity Final Rules Issued
November 11, 2013

Mental Health Parity Final Rules were issued by the Obama Administration on November 9th, 2013. Here is a preliminary summary of…

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Fair Health
September 17, 2013

As the result of a bike accident last year we had a chance to experience first hand the crazy world of…

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Mental Health Coverage Lawsuit
July 2, 2013

Meiram Bendat, a marriage and family therapist licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and a licensed  attorney by the State…

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Politics: How to Promote Mental Health in Government
November 8, 2012

I am back in Washington, DC for American Psychiatric Association governance meetings, and it is hard not to be thinking about…

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