Mental Health Treatment Denied to Customers by Giant Insurer’s Policies, Judge Rules

In a scathing decision released Tuesday, a federal judge in Northern California ruled that a unit of UnitedHealth Group, the giant health insurer, had created internal policies aimed at effectively discriminating against patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders to save money. U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero found that United Behavioral Health,…

MA House Budget

The debate on the house budget is starting on Monday, April 22 after the budget was released on April 10th. As you know from our Legislative Priorities and our awesome Advocacy Day  on April 8th, NAMI Massachusetts is supporting better funding for the DMH Rental Subsidy Program and other initiatives to reduce or prevent homelessness…

ICYMI – Advocacy Day

NAMI Mass held our Advocacy Day on Monday, April 8th, 2019. About 200 participants braved some typically cold, wet and rainy New England weather to arrive at the State House and speak with their legislators. For details on our speakers, take a peek here. To see the photos from the event – check out this…