National Alliance on Mental Illness
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(800) 950-NAMI; email@example.com
Federal Employees Health Benefit Program
FEHBP is the largest health insurance program in the nation, covering 9.5 million federal employees, retirees, and their families. As a result of an Executive Order signed by President Clinton in June 1999, all health plans participating the FEHBP program, as required by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), began parity coverage for mental illnesses in 2001. The Clinton Administration announced this initiative as part of the first ever White House Conference on Mental Health in June 1999.