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Government & Legal

The stakes involved in the cases are enormous, with millions of people enrolled in non-state-established health exchanges whose premiums are made more affordable because of federal subsidies.

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Urgent reform is needed to improve the state of mental health care for U.S. military veterans, say families who have lost loved ones to suicide and blame the VA for not providing adequate and timely care.

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A new report details programs related to health care access, research, threat detection and response, and the health care workforce that are facing steep funding reductions as a consequence of sequestration of federal funds.

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With deaths related to drug overdose now surpassing the number of deaths associated with traffic crashes and homicides, the White House describes an updated drug-abuse strategy.

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Key to success in a California case was participation of a cosponsor of the state law, who testified that the parity law was intended to be expansive.

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The New York attorney general finds a higher rate of claims denials for mental health treatment by EmblemHealth than by other insurers.

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The new proposal by the National Institutes of Health will dramatically increase the yearly budget of President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.

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The Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs have expended huge sums caring for troops and veterans with PTSD, but they are unable to determine how successful their programs are.

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The top-performing states—Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Hawaii—lead the nation across most dimensions of care.

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Gaming the appointment system and a shortage of providers are blamed for a crisis in the VA health system and departure of its leaders, but experts say other problems exist as well.

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