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(El Monte, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano congratulated ChapCare as one of a select group of U.S. health centers that will receive funding under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) to expand access to health coverage in the San Gabriel Valley.
(Washington, DC) Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), Tim Ryan (OH-13), Ron Barber (AZ-02), Paul Tonko (NY-20), and Barbara Lee (CA-13) applauded the Obama administration for issuing final regulations for the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).
(Baldwin Park, CA) Today, Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) marked October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, issuing the following statement:
“Victims of domestic violence often experience emotional and psychological trauma, which can lead to serious mental health issues. We must do more as a community to prevent domestic violence, but it is also critical that we ensure mental health resources as well as physical treatments are available for those who need them most.”
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) released the following statement on the prospect of a federal government shutdown:
(Washington, D.C.) On Saturday, June 1, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) along with Rep. Robert E.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano, along with 45 original cosponsors, introduced H.R. 628, the Mental Health in Schools Act, to fund critical and much needed on-site school-based mental health services for youth.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano, Co-Chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, requesting that the Obama Administration issue the final rule for the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).
(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano applauded the Supreme Court for upholding President Obama’s health care law, which also secures and protects critical mental health services for all Americans.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court upholding President Obama’s health care law:
“This is a huge victory for the American people,” Napolitano said. “The 5-4 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affirms that parents can continue health care coverage for their children up to the age of 26, ensures that no man, woman, or child will be denied care due to pre-existing conditions, and protects seniors from having to pay more for prescription drugs.”