NEW JERSEY | Bill to expand health coverage for behavioral health care signed into law

The New Jersey Assembly sits in session as they consider budget legislation Monday, June 28, 2010, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's $29.4 billion budget is scheduled for final votes Monday - two days ahead of the constitutional deadline. Besides the main budget bill, the Assembly and Senate must approve 17 or so bills that are part of the overall budget package. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)


Legislation sponsored by Assembly members Craig Coughlin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Pamela Lampitt, Joe Danielsen, Joann Downey, Annette Quijano and Mila Jasey to expand health insurance coverage for behavioral health care services and enhance enforcement and oversight of mental health parity was signed into law on Friday, April 12 by Governor Phil Murphy.

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