“NYS Moves to Parity in Mental Health Treatment”


New York State has investigated five large insurance companies for violating state and federal mental health parity laws by illegally denying to cover claims for behavioral health conditions and drug abuse treatment, according to a report by North County Public Radio (ncpr).

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  1. “You don’t die from heroin detox. You don’t. You feel like you’re going to, but you don’t die.” That’s what Elaine was told when her son, Joe, was nearly kicked out of detox in 2012.

    That’s why you tell them you also drink and take benzodiazepines like Xanax and Clonopin.

    I thought every addict knew about that.

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  2. I think it is dangerous territory for “Parity in Mental Health Treatment” , when we have voluntary and involuntary Mental Health Treatment.
    If the “doctor” decides who is ill based on the “patients” behaviour, and there is unlimited money , many people will be “helped”/jailed until they kiss the ass of the doctor in charge.

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