The 110th Congress will long be remembered for the theatrics and acrimony surrounding the $700 billion Wall Street bailout. But activists, business leaders, and politicians are finding common ground on a surprising issue: mental health. We look at recently-passed laws that will affect how your insurer — and your employer — will deal with mental health issues.


  • Neil Trautwein Vice President, Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation
  • Peter Newbould Director of Congressional & Political Affairs, American Psychological Association
  • Jennifer Mathis Deputy Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Michael Peterson Associate General Counsel & Director of Labor & Employment Policy, HR Policy Association
  • John A. Boland Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Temple University

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