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How Will Mental Health Parity Regulations Affect Us?

I am just calling this to people's attention. Mental health parity (equal coverage for mental and physical health care) was put into law by the last administration (I believe it takes effect as of this year) and was recently strengthened:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/30/health/policy/30mental.html
Knowing how this might affect people might be of use if they or a person they know requires mental health care and their insurance company currently has a higher premium for it that makes it unaffordable or creates financial difficulties for them. This regulation as it was put into place originally has bipartisan support.
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