Tag Archives: Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

ACA Round-Up: Mental Health And Substance Use Parity, Premium Tax Credits, And A New Marketplace Reinsurance Proposal

Continuing to implement mental health/substance use parity, three departments proposed a form for information on non-quantitative treatment limitations. The House passed three bills about premium tax credits. And Democratic senators proposed a reinsurance program to stabilize the individual market.

June 16, 2017

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

Health Policy Brief: Enforcing Mental Health Parity

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) looks at the issue of enforcing mental health parity five years after the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) took effect.

November 13, 2015