On July 6, 2016, by a vote of 422 to 2 the US House overwhelmingly voted to pass HR 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.
legislation as reported by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and
passed includes parity[…]
(WASHINGTON, DC—April 22, 2016) On April 20, the U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health & Human Services issued a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that provide important details on plan disclosure requirements of the federal[…]
Parity implementation Coalition Applauds Supreme court ruling and New regulatory Guidance on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction equity Act
WASHINGTON, D.C.—November 20, 2015 —Members of the Parity Implementation Coalition (PIC), a[…]
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