OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News In late September, California Governor Pete Wilson vetoed AB 1100 the state's parity bill that would have required HMOs and insurers to provide coverage of biologically-based severe mental illnesses. The California Network of Mental Health Clients and MadNation, a sponsoring group of Support Coalition International, consider the veto to be an immense victory. According to a MadNation Victory Alert, "Mental health parity supposedly means funding mental health at the same rate as regular medicine, but in many . . .