Mental Health Parity Law Passed in Economic Bailout Bill

first_imgThe New York Times recently covered a big step in the future of health care reform: A mental health parity law was passed in the economic bailout bill signed by President Bush on Friday, October 3rd. Health insurance companies, currently able to refuse covering treatment for a wide range of serious mental illnesses by claiming it not to be of medical necessity, will be required to offer equal coverage for both mental and physical illnesses. The law is designed to take effect by 2010.last_img

Thessbrunch Launches New koulouriofthemonth Photo Contest

first_imgAccording to THA, the previous #koulouriofthemonth contests have been very successful, as social media users posted photos from various areas of Greece, as well as from the UK, France, The Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey.“The news for the contest also reached social media users in the US, Canada and Australia,” the association said.THA members started serving  “Thessbrunch” (meaning “want brunch”) in May 2017.Since then the initiative has been warmly embraced by the public, and Thessaloniki’s hoteliers are participating every season with new dishes, unique wines and cocktails, as well as the landmark koulouri. 37sharesHome > Events > Event News > ‘Thessbrunch’ Launches New #koulouriofthemonth Photo ContestThessbrunch, the award-winning culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA), has launched a new online photo contest featuring the Greek sesame seed bread ring, also known as koulouri.After a successful spring season of events, which saw the participation of a record number of Thessaloniki hotels, Thessbrunch is inviting its friends from around the world to embrace the competition by uploading photos of persons, buildings, dishes, landscapes or other favorite themes using the koulouri as a frame, with the hashtag #koulouriofthemonth also tagging @thessbrunch on social media.According to an announcement, the best summer photo of koulouri will provide a winner with a two-nights’ accommodation in a five- or four-star hotel in Thessaloniki.The contest’s deadline is on August 31 at 11:59 pm, and the winner will be announced through thessbrunch’s social media.last_img read more