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House Approves Mental Parity Extension

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Members of the U.S. House today voted 384-23 to pass H.R. 4848, a bill that would keep current federal mental health insurance benefits rules in place for 1 more year.

All 217 Democrats who voted supported the extension.

Republicans voted 167-23 in favor of the extension.

The extension bill was introduced by Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J.

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