Small Business Rehiring: The House Small Business Innovation and Workforce Development Subcommittee holds a virtual hearing on small business rehiring.
Native Youth & Mental Health: The House Natural Resources Indigenous Peoples of the United States Subcommittee holds a remote hearing on native youth perspectives on mental health and healing.
The provisions, one of which was tucked into a fiscal 2021 appropriations bill, would require health insurance companies to publish reports on their compliance with federal mental health parity rules and on how they limit certain mental health benefits.
Together, the measures seek to align coverage of mental health and substance abuse treatment services with those of other health services, a longtime goal of mental health advocates.
“Mental health is just as important as physical health,” Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) said yesterday.