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2/15/2021 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

February 16th, 2021

Download our complete bill list.  MHAMD Legislative Briefing The 2021 Legislative Briefing is a week from today! If you haven’t already, please register and join us on Monday, February 22. The event this year is entirely virtual and free to all. Attendees will hear directly from…

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2/8/2021 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

February 8th, 2021

Download our complete bill list here.   2021 Keep the Door Open Update School Behavioral Health Last year MHAMD and the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition supported legislation implementing a range of public education reforms recommended by the Kirwan Commission on Innovation and…

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2/1/2021 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

February 8th, 2021

Download our bill list. Happy February! Things are moving along steadily in Annapolis. The workload is increasing weekly and the MHAMD public policy team is gearing up for a busy month.   2021 Keep the Door Open Update Legislators will consider several bills this week…

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1/25/2021 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

January 25th, 2021

  2021 Keep the Door Open Update It’s a busy week in Annapolis. Legislators will consider a number of bills that address priority areas outlined in the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition’s 2021 Keep the Door Open Agenda. Telehealth Maryland has worked for years to address twin…

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1/18/2021 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

January 19th, 2021

This is the first full week of the 2021 Maryland General Assembly session and the legislature is already in full swing. In an effort to mitigate spread of the coronavirus, lawmakers are not meeting for full floor sessions. Instead, they are using their time to focus on bill hearings and committee…

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1/11/2021 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

January 11th, 2021

It’s a new year and the Maryland General Assembly is set to convene for the 442nd time this Wednesday, January 13 at noon. This session will look and feel a lot different than usual – most of the proceedings will be conducted virtually – but the resulting policy and budgetary actions…

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2020 Milliman Press Release

August 13th, 2020

Groundbreaking New Study Reveals People Diagnosed with Both Behavioral and Physical Health Conditions are Among the Highest-Cost Patients, Yet Less than 5% of Health Care Spending is Directed Toward Behavioral Health Treatment Report Comes Amidst Upsurge in Mental Health and Substance Use…

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3/19/2020 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

March 19th, 2020

MHAMD Friends and Supporters - Amid concerns over spread of the novel coronavirus, the 441st legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly ended at 5PM yesterday – nearly three weeks earlier than planned. It is believed to be the first time the session has been cut short since…

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3/9/2020 MHAMD Weekly Legislative Update

March 9th, 2020

With just over four weeks left until the Maryland General Assembly adjourns at midnight on April 6, MHAMD and the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition are working overtime to ensure positive legislative and budgetary action to address the priorities outlined in the 2020 Keep the Door Open…

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