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The Atlantic Covers Implementation Issues in Mental Health and Addiction Parity

In an article published this week on TheAtlantic.com, Judith Graham writes about the significant hurdles that are preventing the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction [...]

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Report: 62 Million Americans Will Have Access to Expanded Behavioral Health Benefits under ACA and Parity

A report issued this week by the Department of Health and Human Services estimated that 62 million Americans will gain expanded coverage of mental health [...]

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CMS Releases Letter on Application of Parity to Medicaid

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a State Medicaid Directors Letter (SMDL) clarifying how the requirements of the 2008 parity law apply to [...]

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HHS Releases Essential Benefits Guidance

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week released new guidance about the essential health benefits that will be available to consumers through [...]

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CMS Clarifies Application of Essential Benefits to Medicaid

Although HHS stated clearly that its proposed rule extends only to health plans sold in the individual, small group, and exchange markets, the Centers for [...]

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Coverage of Mental Health and Substance Use Services under the ACA

In 2008, Congress passed the landmark Mental Health Parity and Addictions Equity Act, prohibiting certain insurance plans from imposing limitations on mental health and substance [...]

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New Resources Available on Medicaid Expansion in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

As states consider whether to carry out the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, new resources are available for advocates seeking to learn about the expansion’s [...]

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Labor Department Releases FAQs on Mental Health Parity Compliance

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has posted a set of frequently asked questions and answers on implementation of the Mental Health [...]

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FAQs Issued on Parity and Healthcare Reform

The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) at the Department of Health and Human Services has issued answers to Frequently Asked Questions about [...]

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