However, the MHPAEA retained exemptions for employers with ≤50 employees or demonstrating a 2% cost increase annually as a result of the legislation.
Thus, the legislation had little impact, although it served as a catalyst for subsequent MHBL, particularly at the state level.
Below is the national Mental Health America Policy Position and Call to action regarding mental health parity in health insurance.1 This position paper sets the context for policy work on parity.
The key issues are: The Metal Health America Policy Position and Call to Action was adopted in September 2006, before the passage of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act in 2008.
The plan will provide definitions that will help you determine what is covered.
Evidence is limited for other mental health outcomes.Skip Navigation Please Note: You are viewing the non-styled version of Ohio Department of Insurance.Either your browser does not support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or it is disabled.For decades, states have set rules for health coverage through mandates, laws that require insurers to cover specific types of medical care or services.The health law contains provisions aimed at curbing this piecemeal approach to coverage.