Public Policy Center

Supporting Virtual Community-Based and Mental Health Peer Services – Proposed Legislation

AAHD has joined a coalition of mental health organizations, pushed by DBSA, supporting legislation introduced by Representatives Tony Cardenas (CA) and Paul Tonko (NY) which would establish SAMHSA federal grants to support virtual community-based and peer services. The March 3 Cardenas-Tonko press release on the bill’s introduction is here: PDF. […]

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Maintaining Medicare Part D Medication Clinical “Protected Classes” (part 3)

AAHD is a member of the Partnership for Part D Access, opposing a Trump Administration last day in office announced “formulary flexibilities” that would allow the existing Medicare Part D 6 clinical “protected classes” to be undermined. Previous coalition letters have been posted on the AAHD web site. Available here are: (1) Partnership talking points; […]

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Leveraging Integrated Networks in Communities (LINC) To Address Social Needs = Senate Legislation

AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation have joined a network endorsing legislation by Senators Dan Sullivan (AK) and Chris Murphy (CT) authorizing grants to states to develop community cross sector referral and capacity development to address social needs. Available here are: (1) legislative one pager; (2) legislative section-to-section review; and (3) RWJ Fd February 25 webinar […]

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