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Mental Health Parity Updated Guidance from DOL, HHS & Treasury

05/04/2018 Written by: AP Employee Benefits

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Guidance Issued by Departments
In an effort to encourage compliance with the MHPAEA (Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act), the departments (DOL, HHS and Treasury) released a regulatory package that includes examples of mental health parity violations, as well as a new disclosure template used to request documentation from an employer-sponsored health plan or an insurer regarding treatment limitations. They are also enforcing civil monetary penalties for parity violations. 
 
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