Category Archives: Stay Informed

Final Parity Regulations Are In the Final Phase of Approval

Could “soon” really be upon us? Mental health and substance use disorder consumers, providers, and advocates have waited for more than thee years for Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Final Regulations, but according to multiple sources, the regulations … Continue reading

Caution When Renewing Your Plan Early

The Maryland Insurance Administration recently released two consumer alerts that contain important information for insured individuals. If you are currently covered by a private insurance carrier or a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), you may receive a renewal notice from your … Continue reading

De-Stigmatizing Mental Health

In a recent blog, Kathy Rohr, Supervisor of Evidence-Based Practices at the Family & Children’s Center elegantly stated how the lack of understanding perpetuates the stigma attached to mental illness. Rohr points out several myths and unveils the shocking truth … Continue reading

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Resources

Since its establishment in 1948, the non-profit organization, Kaiser Family Foundation has been discovering public health needs and finding means to fill them. Programs offered by the Foundation often highlight our nation’s public policies, the United States involvement in global … Continue reading