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National Council Special Analysis: Deficit Negotiations and the “Fiscal Cliff”

All the talk in Washington this month is centered around one question: will Congress be able to reach a grand deal to avert the tax [...]

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House Subcommittee Approves Massive Cuts to 2013 Behavioral Health Funding

Funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration would fall by over $300 million compared to last year under a 2013 funding bill [...]

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Prevention Fund Once Again at Risk in Congressional Spending Negotiations

This week, the Affordable Care Act’s Public Health and Prevention Fund is once again on the chopping block as Congress looks for a way to [...]

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Webinar: What Providers Need to Know About Medicare and State Medicare Advantage Plans

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:30-2:30 pm EST Click to register now. The objectives of this SAMHSA Center for Financing Reform and Innovations (CFRI) sponsored webinar [...]

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President Obama Releases His 2013 Budget Requests; National Council Issues Budget Analysis

On February 13, 2012, President Obama released his Administration’s budget requests for Fiscal Year 2013. The budget in many ways reflects the nation’s growing concern [...]

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Five Major Health Policy Successes of 2011

Despite what seemed like constant threats to Medicaid and behavioral health funding over the last year, our field was able to fend off the worst [...]

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Congress Enacts 2012 Budget, Averts Feared Cuts to Behavioral Health

Overcoming a political impasse, Congress late last week approved the remaining nine bills that make up the 2012 budget. The “megabus,” as the 9-bill package [...]

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Let it Snow! A Special Analysis of the Future of Behavioral Health Funding

In the words of the famous holiday song, “the weather outside is frightful” – and particularly so as we look at the funding climate for [...]

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Facebook Provides First-of-a-Kind Service to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is announcing a new service that harnesses the power of social networking and crisis support to help prevent suicides across the nation and Canada. [...]

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Affordable Care Act Prevention Grants Will Support SBIRT, Tobacco Cessation

The Department of Health and Human Services last week announced it was awarding $137 million for programs to strengthen local programs supported through the Substance [...]

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