April 16 Webinar: State-Based Advocacy for Essential Health Benefit Design

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Coalition for Whole Health Presents: State-based Advocacy for Essential Health Benefit Design for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013, from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern

This webinar, part of an ongoing series presented by the Coalition for Whole Health, will examine what federal regulations require for the coverage of mental health and substance use disorder services in states' new health insurance marketplaces and will provide examples of advocacy efforts on mental health and substance use disorder coverage from two states.

Panel Members: Dan Belnap, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Legal Action Center; Moe Keller, Vice President of Public Policy at MHA Colorado and former Colorado State Senator; Donna J. Conley, Chief Executive Officer, Ohio Citizen Advocates for Chemical Dependency Prevention and Treatment; and Kathleen Gmeiner, Project Director, Ohio Consumers for Health Coverage.

Moderator: William Emmet, Senior Policy Advisor, Magna Systems, Inc.

Questions? Email williamemmet at gmail.com<mailto:williamemmet at gmail.com> or call 703.684.7722<tel:703.684.7722>.

Can't make it? Materials from the webinar will be added to our website at a later date.

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