CHA News Article

New FAQs Issued on Parity and the ACA

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury have issued an additional set of frequently asked questions clarifying the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The FAQs outline types of information health plans must disclose to providers upon request, and they clarify certain market reform provisions of the ACA, including emergency services protections, coverage of preventive services, prohibition on rescissions, coverage of individuals participating in approved clinical trials and limitations on cost sharing under the ACA.