Tag: Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

Written by Rick A. Montgomery, J.D. On January 9, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) released additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the market reform provisions of the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA), as amended by the Affordable Care…

On November 8, 2013, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (HHS) released final rules implementing the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).  The MHPAEA requires parity between mental health or substance use disorder benefits and medical/surgical benefits with respect to financial requirements and treatment limitations under group health plans…