All Health Insurance Plans Must Cover Mental Illness


Title:
All Health Insurance Plans Must Cover Mental Illness
Creator:
Gorman, Mike
Date:
13 November 1958
Description:
In this statement at a public hearing of the New York State Joint Legislative Committee on Health Insurance Plans in Buffalo, New York, Gorman argued that many troubled people could not seek psychiatric care because it was prohibitively expensive, and many health insurance policies did not include mental health benefits.
Location:
Box: 11. Folder: 2
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Subject:
Insurance, Health and Health Policy
Format:
Text
Extent:
14 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
TGBBBP
NLM ID:
101743403X12
Profiles Collection:
The Mike Gorman Papers
Story Section:
A Full-time Activist: The National Committee Against Mental Illness, 1953-1963