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With her finger on the pulse of advocacy, practice improvement, and trends, Linda brings news from the field that you, or your work, can't live without.

Join me in celebrating the ADA’s silver anniversary

July 24, 2015 | Uncategorized | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

July 26 marks the silver anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. That day, 25 years ago, we as a nation said “no more” to discrimination against people with disabilities. One of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation, the ADA took no less than four years to pass. Iowa’s Senator Tom Harkin authored […]

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Hiding Behind HIPAA

July 22, 2015 | Advocacy | Compliance | Healthcare | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

It’s natural for someone who cares deeply about an issue to be zealous. But some have taken the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to extremes. HIPAA, as it’s known, is the federal law that – among other things – guarantees medical privacy. In a continuing care retirement community, Helen Wyvill, 72, tried to find […]

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