Public Policy

Federal Government Failing To Protect Children, Report Says

The federal government’s failure to enforce the nation’s child protection laws is a “national disgrace” that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups.

The 110-page report released Tuesday identified some of the same failures reported in December by The Associated Press after an eight-month investigation into hundreds of children who died of abuse or neglect in plain view of child protection authorities.
 

Federal Government Failing To Protect Children, Report Says

Addiction Treatment Worth A Small Insurance Cost

A REPORT from the Massachusetts Center for Health Information (CHIA) is tremendous news for those suffering from addiction, and for treatment providers. Despite alarms raised by health insurers, the report estimates that the cost of mandated coverage of addiction treatment will be lower than many expected and that insurers are capable of covering these critical services.

Addiction Treatment Worth A Small Insurance Cost