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NY A.G. Schneiderman Fines EmblemHealth $1.2 M for Denying Addiction & Mental Health Benefits

July 9, 2014 – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement with EmblemHealth for wrongly denying addiction and mental health treatment to thousands of New Yorkers in violation of state and federal parity laws.

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LAC Praises Governor Cuomo’s Announcement of the Council on Community Re-Entry and Reintegration

Governor Cuomo today announced the creation and membership of the Council on Community Re-Entry and Reintegration, which he had proposed …

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ACT NOW! Action Alert: Tell SAMHSA to Protect Privacy Rights of Addiction Treatment Patients

Background: On May 12, 2014, the federal government announced that it is considering changing the 40-year-old regulations (known as 42 C.F.R. …

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LAC Files Class Action Lawsuits Against Background Screening Companies

The Legal Action Center has filed three class action lawsuits to send a message to criminal background screening companies, in …

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NY A.G. Schneiderman Settles with MVP Health Care Over Violations of Parity Laws

March 20, 2014 – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a groundbreaking settlement with a health insurer …

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Need-to-Know News: Nov. 30, 2012

Updates from Us LAC wishes to congratulate Michael Botticelli who was sworn in on November 27th as Deputy Director of the Office …

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Need-to-Know News: Nov. 16, 2012

Updates from Us LAC’s DC staff this week participated in a meeting of the Addiction Leadership Group (a convening of …

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