Skip to comments.Kathleen Sebelius announces new mental health parity requirements for health insurers
Posted on 11/08/2013 11:01:19 AM PST by markomalley
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday said that new requirements imposed on insurance companies by Obamacare will require those companies to treat mental illness and addiction that same as physical illness, creating "the largest behavioral health expansion in a generation."
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“But it will cost much less and people will save money”
Perhaps she should be the first one treated for her liberal disorder.
When you find yourself in a hole, just keep digging.
My otherwise conservative sister thinks mental health treatment should be widely available free. Mental health is more witchcraft than science. What exactly would you give away? Drugs? Shock treatments? Involuntary incarceration? What qualifies as needing treatment? Too fat? Mental health issue. Spend too much? Mental health issue. Believe in guns and the second amendment? mental health issue.
they are doing their best to foment revolution here.
“When you find yourself in a hole, just keep digging.”
Classic liberal mentality. When something is not working, double down and throw more money at it.
The business mandate will be far more devastating to millions who will see their contributions increased by Obama.
They get to share the pain later!
Oh goodie! I’ll use my Øbamaphone to get my Øbamacare, go on a real bender, then take a few weeks vaca at Passages Malibu!
I can just imagine who will be sent to mental clinics.
“Perhaps she should be the first one treated for her liberal disorder.
Agree, but I’m not sure about her (it) having a brain.
Wow that describe the whole Democrat Party. Now if we can enroll them and leave the rest of us out.
That is a trap.
Problems at work -> Mental Health evaluation
Problems at home -> Same
Problems with finances -> Same
Mental Health evaluation -> gun confiscation
Just to show everyone how invasive the whole “law” is (I use quotes because most of what is now being enforced came from “rules” that were not specified but later stipulated by the ACA.), if you have a “mental issue” you may be disqualified from certain other “rights.”
Where you live?
What you eat?
When does going to the Shrink for your Yearly Check-up become mandatory? So we can be forced to turn in our weapons.
Ooooohhhhhh, who gets to determine what constitutes a mental illness in need of treatment.......inquiring minds need to know. Will conservatives be declared as mentally unstable and forced (through their forced insurance) into ‘treatment’?