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NAMI Statement on MEDPAC

What the Debt Limit Agreement Means for People Living With Serious Mental Illness
Learn about the provisions the debt limit agreement before Congress and how funding changes affect people living with serious mental illness.

Massive Cuts Loom for Federal Mental Health and Housing Programs
The White House unveiled the President’s budget proposal for FY 2012 requesting modest increases for mental illness research and services, as well as veterans housing programs.

NAMI Comments on the Medicare Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act (HR 6143)
Read submitted comments submitted by NAMI to Representative Paul Tonko in support of the Medicare Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act (HR 6143)

Medicare Part D Benefit Update: 2011 Open Enrollment Period Set to Begin
Open enrollment for the Part D prescription drug benefit program will begin on November 15, 2010 and run through December 31, 2010.

Mental Health Groups Launch Web Site Dedicated to Medicare’s New Prescription Drug Benefit
Leading mental health organizations have joined together to create a central resource on Medicare’s new prescription drug benefit. The new website,, contains easy-to-understand, top-line information tailored specifically to psychiatrists and other physicians, providers at community health centers, and consumers and their families.

NAMI's Letter of Support: Medicare Decisions Accountability Act (HR 452)
Read NAMI's Letter of Support for HR 452 to Representative Phil Roe. (PDF)