Friday, October 22, 2010

Justice Dept. Pushes For Services To Move Patients Out Of Mental Hospitals

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, Andy Miller writes: "A sweeping agreement this week between the Justice Department and the state of Georgia highlights an aggressive new campaign by the Obama administration to ensure that people with mental illness and developmental disabilities can get services in their communities and not be forced to live in institutions" (Miller, 10/21). Read the entire story.

This information was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with kind permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, search the archives and sign up for email delivery at kaiserhealthnews.org.


Source:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/205436.php

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