Study found the federal parity law was associated with an increased probability of using
an increased average number of out-of-network
outpatient visits, and increased average total spending on[…]
On August 4, Senators Murphy (D-CT) and Cassidy (R-LA) introduced bipartisan mental health legislation, which includes parity strengthening provisions.
Cassidy/Murphy Press Release
Senators Murphy and Cassidy on Morning Joe
Researchers, attorneys, and other critics say patients with mental
illnesses continue to face discrimination — largely because insurers
have continued to limit treatment through strategies that are subtle and
difficult to track.