A mental health care coverage boost
Jul 25, 2023

A mental health care coverage boost

The Biden administration just proposed a rule that would enforce mental health care coverage parity laws. Plus, a burgeoning economic opportunity in rural China: peach farms. 

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Biden administration proposes new mental health care parity rule

Jul 25, 2023
The rule would force insurance companies to follow laws stating mental health care must be covered like physical health care.
President Biden's administration announced the new rule today, but it will need to go through a comment and review process before going into effect.
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Reviving China's rural economy, one peach tree at a time

Jul 25, 2023
Chinese officials have pushed for young entrepreneurs to return and revitalize the countryside, but the task is complex.
Liu Pingfu dreamed of working in the big city when he was young, but is keen to return to the countryside.
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