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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Providing Tools to Enforce Existing Law on  Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Parity

Providing Tools to Enforce Existing Law on Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Parity

The Kennedy forum supports a proposal recently introduced in the Illinois General Assembly, HB68, HAM1 – Amendments to the Heroin Crisis Act (Lang). We believe this bill improves enforcement of existing mental health and addiction parity laws. Provides clarity and specificity…

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