Illinois only state to get “A” grade for mental health parity in Kennedy-Satcher assessment

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llinois reportedly has the strongest mental health parity laws and policies in the country, according to new state report cards released this week.   The state was the only state with an ‘A’ grade (100/100) on the test of compliance with the Federal Parity Law, which calls for providing coverage of mental health and substance use disorders on par with other illnesses.