Comment on Proposed Changes to HIPPA
Let’s improve health care access and outcomes by making it easier for people to receive and share important health information. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks to change the HIPAA Privacy Rule to allow for more flexibility in how “protected health information” can be shared and they’re reviewing comments before they finalize these changes. Find out more and sign NAMI’s letter before May 2021
Tell Congress to Support Mental Health Research
Imagine if cancer, heart disease or diabetes was diagnosed just by using a short list of questions to assess symptoms. Sadly, due to the complexity of the brain and lack of strong research, this is how people are currently diagnosed with mental health conditions. This results in many mistakes in diagnosis and ineffective treatment. We need Congress to invest in research for mental health conditions. Find out more and sign NAMI’s petition
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