As Congress idles, states enact health care laws, mandates

Elswick, Jill
September 2000
Employee Benefit News;09/01/2000, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p11
Focuses on health-related bills and amendments introduced in state legislatures and the District of Columbia in the United States. States which passed health plan liability bills; States which approved expanding mental health parity; States which passed clinical trial coverage laws; Differences in the mandated benefits law among states.


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