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California poised to become national leader on mental health and addiction coverage

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020

“Imagine being diagnosed with Stage 1 cancer and being told your insurance will kick in when you get to Stage 4 cancer. That’s what we tolerate for mental health and addiction” state SB 855’s author, Senator Scott Weiner. This legislation will make sure private insurer’s cover the care people need to address their mental health and substance use disorders.”

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