Summary: To strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits. (Cosponsors, Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 11/13/19.
STATUS: Introduced 6/10/19 by Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] .
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- “As long as mental health services are not treated as equal to other types of medical care, people struggling with mental illness in the 45th District and across the country will face unnecessary barriers to accessing potentially life-saving care,” Congresswoman Porter said. “I’m proud to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure compliance with current law requiring equal treatment of mental and medical care—it is past time to end this disparity once and for all.” (Source: Rep. Porter, Press Release, 6/10/19)