Illinois Providers Report Barriers to Mental Health and Addiction Coverage for Their Patients

The Kennedy Forum and partners released a new report pointing to significant barriers to mental health and addiction coverage. The report highlights the results of a provider survey asking hospitals, psychiatrists and community providers about their experiences with reimbursement for mental health…

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STATEMENT: Illinois Awarded $1.3 Million in Funds to Improve Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Care; Final Report of the Federal Parity Task Force Released

October 31, 2016 – Illinois - The undersigned organizations issued the following statement today regarding the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (MH and SUD) Parity Task Force report released on October 27th and the announcement today that Illinois will…

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The Kennedy Forum Illinois Urges Comprehensive  Mental Health and Addiction Parity in Illinois

The Kennedy Forum Illinois Urges Comprehensive Mental Health and Addiction Parity in Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly O’Brien Kelly@TheKennedyForum.org 312.532.4881 The Kennedy Forum in Illinois is working to end stigma and discrimination against persons with mental health and addiction disorders in attitudes and practice. A key barrier to full equity is the…

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