OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst
A court challenge to the procedures followed by the Department of Defense to make changes in CHAMPUS (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services) behavioral health benefits has delayed their implementation until March 12. Public Law 101-510 (the Department of Defense Authorization bill) and Public Law 101-511 (the Appropriations bill), passed in 1990, called for cuts in CHAMPUS behavioral health benefits to take effect on February 15, 1991. On February 15, CHAMPUS issued an Interim . . .