Parity

Parity Rally

Issue Statements: Parity

  • Letter to federal agencies supporting the Interim Final Rules for the Wellstone/Domenici Act, 4-29-10.
  • Letter to federal regulatory agencies in response to Request For Information, 5-28-09
  • Letter to Congressional leaders from four parity coalitions, 9-29-08
  • Fairness Coalition letter to Leaders, 9-24-08
  • Advertisement in CongressDailyAM by MHLG and other coalitions, 9-17-08
  • Fairness Coalition release, 9-17-08
  • Wellstone-Domenici bill summary, 9-08
  • Wellstone-Domenici bill section-by-section, 9-08
  • Wellstone-Domenici bill, Senate-House comparison, 9-08
  • Letter to Congressional Leadership urging passage of parity legislation, cosigned by 250 organizations nationally, 9-10-08.
  • Mental Health Parity Act of 2007 (S. 558) roster of supporting organizations, 2-29-08
  • Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act (H.R. 1424) roster of supporting organizations, 12-11-07.
  • Letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader Reid urging passage in 2007, 12-10-07.
  • Letter supporting the manager’s amendment to S.558, 6-29-07.
  • Mental Health Parity Act of 2007 (S.558) roster of supporting organizations, 6-29-07
  • Letter supporting the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act (H.R. 1424), 6-27-07.
  • Coalition for Fairness in Mental Illness Coverage letter to parity sponsors supporting the manager’s amendment
    to S. 558, 06-15-07.
  • Letter to parity sponsors from employer, insurer and mental health organizations supporting the manager’s amendment to S. 558, 06-14-07.
  • Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act (H.R. 1424) Roster of Supporting Organizations, 4-9-07
  • News release on NEJM article on FEHBP parity cost, by Coalition for Fairness in Mental Illness Coverage, 4-5-06.
  • Paul Wellstone Mental Health Equitable Treatment Act of 2005 (H.R. 1402) Roster of Supporting Organizations, 5-26-06
  • Letter to House Speaker Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Frist urging passage this year, 10-14-05.
  • News release on Republican and Democratic Platforms by the Coalition for Fairness in Mental Illness Coverage, 9-2-04.
  • Letter to Sen. Frist urging Senate Floor action, by Coalition for Fairness in Mental Health Illness Coverage, 5-27-04.
  • News release on poll results by Coalition for Fairness in Mental Illness Coverage, 4-29-04.
  • PARITY NOW Rally on 6-10-04. Action Alert. Action Alert of 4-29-04.
  • Contact Congress: Link to Wellstone Action Parity Advocacy.
  • Help Expand Access to Recovery and Treatment Act of 2003 (S.1138/ H.R.2256), Endorsement letter, 9-4-03.
  • Letter to President Bush, 6-25-03.
  • Parity fact sheets by Coalition for Fairness in Mental Health Illness Coverage- Pass Mental Health Parity4-03- GAO Findings3-03- Employers Should Support Parity3-03- FEHBP Parity 3-03

    - Human Face 3-03

    - 1996 Act Not Enough 3-03

    - The Truth About DSM and Parity 3-03

    - Myth vs Fact 3-03

    - State Parity Laws 3-03

  • Mental Health Parity NOW Rally at U.S. Capitol on June 6, 2002.

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