Bill requiring insurance coverage for substance abuse passes Del. House
House lawmakers in Delaware have unanimously approved legislation aimed at ensuring that people struggling with drug addiction get the help they need.
Supporters of the bill say denial of insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment is a major source of failed treatment efforts by people seeking help, and also a cause of the shortage of adequate treatment facilities in Delaware.
The legislation, which cleared the House with no debate Tuesday, is aimed at ensuring that people with private and public insurance coverage get the treatment they need, which often requires repeated attempts to get help
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