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Mental health parity remains a challenge 10 years after landmark law
Posted on Oct 05 2018
Discusses that the heart of the problem with mental health parity has been a lack of consistency in the oversight and enforcement on the part of federal and state regulators to get insurers to comply with existing parity laws. Some of those barriers to treatment have included placing stricter limits on the number of inpatient and outpatient mental health visits, separate prior authorization requirements than for medical care services, and separate deductibles and copays.