Tag Archives: mental health and substance use disorder parity

New Rule On Excepted Benefits, Short-Term Coverage; Mental Health And Substance Use FAQs

On October 28, HHS, Labor, and Treasury released a final rule governing excepted benefits coverage, lifetime and annual limits, and short-term coverage. On October 27, the President’s task force on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity released its final report, along with a set of FAQs.

October 30, 2016

Parity ‘Warning Signs’ And An Employer Shared Responsibilty Estimator

On June 1, 2016, the departments of HHS and Labor issued a list of plan provisions identified as “warning signs” that should “trigger careful analysis” to determine if the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 has been violated.

June 8, 2016