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Mental Health Parity: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Parity Definition Implications

@inproceedings{Kessler2014MentalHP,
  title={Mental Health Parity: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Parity Definition Implications},
  author={Suann Kessler},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction ............................................................................................. 145 I. Brief History of Mental Illness ........................................................ 147 II. Before Mental Health Parity Legislation ...................................... 150 III. Mental Health Parity Legislation .................................................. 152 A. Mental Health Parity Act of 1996 ........................................ 153 B. Mental Health Parity and… 

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Health reform and the ACA triple gap: Failing low-income young adults with mental health needs

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