Howrylak to insurers: mental health is as important as physical health

State Rep. Martin Howrylak today introduced a measure preventing insurers from discriminating between coverage provided for mental illness and physical illness. His proposal will amend the Nonprofit Health Care Corporation Reform Act and the Insurance Code Act to require insurers to offer the same coverage for mental health services as traditional medical care. “There should…

Kesto plan allows families to better care for their loved ones

Bills inspired by C.A.R.E.S. Task Force recommendations State Rep. Klint Kesto today delivered committee testimony on a bipartisan bill package allowing legal guardians to better care for the mental health of their loved ones. “Moms, dads and family members serving as legal guardians want to care for their loved ones to the best of their…