MENTAL HEALTH PARITY: An Elusive Goal
Despite the passage of 1996 federal law aimed at bringing mental health benefits in line with treatments for physical ills, "parity" remains an elusive goal. In this week's Stryker's Corner, California Healthline's Jeff Stryker looks at coverage for mental health treatments in the wake of the White House Conference on Mental Health, hosted by Tipper Gore, with a little help from her husband and their friends, the Clintons.
Stryker's Corner is a regular Monday feature in California Healthline. Columnist Jeff Stryker takes readers behind the headlines, with in-depth articles, guest editorials and interviews with California newsmakers. Click here for more on Stryker and this feature.
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